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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 14 Collections and/or Records:

International work subject files

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.9-3
Abstract 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

Louis Penningroth and family papers and research files

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.53
Abstract 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 YMCA international work in Bulgaria

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-50
Abstract 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
Abstract 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
Abstract 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
Abstract 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

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Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-1
Abstract 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: 1884-2001; Majority of material found within ( 1900-1930)

Records of YMCA work in England and the United Kingdom

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.9-2-58
Abstract 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
Abstract 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
Abstract 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

Wayne Hanson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.17
Abstract 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.

YMCA Archives flat files collection

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

YMCA in Canada records

 Collection
Identifier: Y.USA.48
Abstract 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
Abstract 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.