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World War, 1914-1918 -- War work -- Young Men's Christian associations

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

Colored Work Department records

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.1
Overview Reports, correspondence, publications, and other records of the Colored Work Department and predecessor programs, established as avenues for African American participation in and service to the YMCA.
Dates: 1871-1946.

Emma Young Dickson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.8
Overview Correspondence, diaries and other papers of Emma Young Dickson, documenting her service with the YMCA in France during World War I.
Dates: 1917-1955; 1998; Majority of material found within ( 1918-1919).

Harlem YMCA (125th Street) records

 Collection
Identifier: Y.GNY.3
Overview Collected materials from the 125th Street Harlem Branch covering governance, programming, finance. Also includes historical materials from 1855-1922.
Dates: 1855-1922; Majority of material found within ( 1882-1912).

International work subject files

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.9-3
Overview Subject files comprised of correspondence, reports, minutes, memoranda, and printed material concerning various aspects of YMCA work abroad, especially financial issues, boys' work, and war work.
Dates: 1869; 1889-1967

K. Brooke Anderson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.27
Overview Papers of K. Brooke Anderson documenting his relief work in the Middle East, first with YMCA prisoner of war work and later representing other church organizations with refugees in the Gaza Strip.
Dates: 1919-1980; Majority of material found within ( 1949-1959).

Louis Penningroth and family papers and research files

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.53
Overview Records documenting the life of Louis Penningroth, who served in the YMCA's international POW-relief efforts during WWI in Europe and Russia. Includes Penningroth family papers, as well as research compiled by Phil Penningroth for a novel detailing Louis's trip to Russia to negotiate the release of Allied POWs in 1919.
Dates: 1909-2004; Majority of material found within ( 1914-1919)

Records of the YMCA of the City of New York

 Collection
Identifier: Y.GNY.20
Overview Includes minutes, account books, scrapbooks, ephemera, correspondence, newspaper clippings, brochures and pamphlets, journals, committee reports and other materials that document the early history of the YMCA in New York City.
Dates: 1852-1988; Majority of material found within 1852-1946

Records of YMCA international work in Australia and Australasia

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-6
Overview Reports, correspondence, publications, and other material documenting the work of the Australian YMCA around Australia and Australasia and in the field of World War I, and its relationship with the American YMCA movement.
Dates: 1856-1990; Majority of material found within ( 1870s-1950s).

Records of YMCA international work in Bulgaria

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-50
Overview Correspondence, minutes, reports, financial documents, pamphlets, constitutions, articles and other records of the YMCA movement in Bulgaria, mainly in Sofia.
Dates: 1922-1970; Majority of material found within ( 1920s-1930s)

Records of YMCA international work in Japan

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-3
Overview Records of YMCA work in Japan consisting primarily of correspondence among YMCA secretaries working in Japan, as well as correspondence and reports to YMCA leaders in the United States on matters relating to programs, war time activities, finances, membership recruitment, and religious instruction.
Dates: 1885-1991; Majority of material found within ( 1885-1930)

Records of YMCA international work in Portugal

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-54
Overview Correspondence, minutes, reports, financial documents, pamphlets, building plans, journal and newspaper articles and other records of the YMCA movement in Portugal, especially Coimbra, Lisbon and Porto.
Dates: 1898-1987; Majority of material found within ( 1916-1979)

Records of YMCA international work in Puerto Rico

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-26
Overview Correspondence, reports, statistics, newspaper and journal articles, pamphlets, building details, images and handbooks; primarily concerning the development of YMCAs in San Juan, Puerto Rico and the surrounding area, mainily focusing on building development in San Juan, Ponce, and Mayaguez.
Dates: 1908-1969.

Records of YMCA international work in Russia and the Soviet Union and with Russians

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-1
Overview Records of YMCA work in Russia and the Soviet Union consisting primarily of correspondence among YMCA secretaries working in Russia, as well as correspondence and reports to YMCA leaders in the Unites States on matters relating to programs, relations with the Orthodox Church, finances, membership recruitment, and work with World War I soldiers and prisoners of war.
Dates: 1884-1989; Majority of material found within ( 1900-1930)

Records of YMCA work in England and the United Kingdom

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-58
Overview Correspondence, minutes, reports, financial documents, pamphlets, journal and newspaper articles and other records concerning the YMCA movement in England. Early records include the development of United Kingdom YMCAs. English, Scottish, Welsh and Irish national council reports and yearbooks, reports and other records from local associations, as well as material related to the YMCA's role during World War I and II make up the bulk of this material.
Dates: 1844-1992; Majority of material found in ( 1870s-1950s)

Records of YMCA work in New Zealand

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-57
Overview Correspondence, minutes, reports, financial documents, images, pamphlets, journal and newspaper articles and other records of the YMCA movement in New Zealand, much of it related to the New Zealand Y’s involvement in World War I, as well as its work with the North American YMCA movement in Samoa.
Dates: 1855-1988.

Records of YMCA work with related organizations

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.64
Overview Correspondence, reports, minutes, proposals, magazines, newspaper and journal articles, financial documents, manuals, pamphlets, yearbooks, program catalogs, building plans, histories and images among other records of the North American YMCA’s work with other organizations, including the YWCA, the White House and other government agencies, colleges, community funds, and social welfare, citizenship, peace work, war work, and group work organizations.
Dates: 1885-2001

Trench and Camp newspaper

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.54
Overview Summary of YMCA Archives holdings for thirty different editions of Trench and Camp, a newspaper published by the YMCA's National War Work Council for various U.S. Army camps during World War I.
Dates: 1917-1919.

Wayne Hanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.17
Overview Material documenting Hanson's career with the YMCA, as well as his work as a professional speaker on international issues. Of particular interest are the journals, which cover his time in Europe working with the Foyers du Soldat during World War I.
Dates: 1892-1965.

Woman's WWI uniform, 1918

 File — Box 1473
Scope and Contents Woman's WWI uniform belonging to Caroline Arbus. Includes jacket and skirt. Jacket has YMCA badge on sleeve and colar. Jacket label includes notation in ink, C. Arbus. Also included is a lightweight wooden pointer with name engraved. Caroline Arbus, a teacher, was sent to Ireland and Luxemburg.
Dates: 1918

World War I-related records

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.4-1
Overview Minutes, correspondence, publicity bulletins, training manuals, reports, newspapers, and other records of major YMCA administrative bodies which provided services to the military forces in the United States and abroad during World War I..
Dates: 1910-1970; Majority of material found in ( 1917-1921).

YMCA Archives flat files collection

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.51
Overview Posters, maps, blueprints and other architectural records, artwork, and other oversized paper items.
Dates: 1800-2009; Majority of material found within ( 1850s-2001)

YMCA Armed Services Department general administrative records

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.4-4
Overview Records documenting the administration of the YMCA's work with the United States armed services from the era of the Civil War through the late 1980s, particularly during the period from the time of the first world war through the Korean war.
Dates: 1863-1992; Majority of material found within ( 1890-1981).

YMCA armed services records

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.4
Overview Historical data, correspondence, reports, memoranda, articles, newspapers, pamphlets, photographs, scrapbooks, and other records documenting the YMCA's work serving the armed forces community from the time of the Civil War through the present.
Dates: 1863-1987.

YMCA armed services scrapbooks and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.4-5
Overview Photo albums, scrapbooks, and photographs documenting YMCA work with the United States Armed Forces, primarily documenting World War I and World War II. The scrapbooks contain some photographs and ephemera, but contain mostly newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1863-1981; Majority of material found within ( 1900-1960).

YMCA in Canada records

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.48
Overview Minutes, reports, yearbooks, correspondence, and other records of the Canadian YMCA, which until 1912, was governed jointly with the (U.S.) American YMCA under the International Committee of the Young Men's Christian Associations, and continued throughout most of the rest of the 20th century to work closely with the U.S. YMCA in conducting foreign work.
Dates: 1851-1989; Majority of material found in ( 1860s-1960s)

YMCA lantern slide collection

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.47
Overview Lantern slides and lantern slide shows or lectures compiled by the YMCA, for educational or entertainment use, depicting YMCA activities, mainly in the areas of international (foreign) work and armed services work during World War I.
Dates: 1910s-1920s.