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[YWCA Scrapbook, Volume II], 1933 - 1934

 Item — Box: 53
Identifier: UA 00111- Item Item 2

Scope and Contents

This scrapbook, created by student members of the Young Women’s Christian Association, contains materials relating to the 1933-1934 school year at Woman’s College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro). Scrapbook contents include photographs from the YWCA Cabinet Retreat, invitations to events and meetings, correspondence with the Save the Children Organization, registration cards, a YWCA “Hut” notice, a class poem written by Anne Coogan, a picture of the YWCA Hut with a poem presented to Cabinet members in December of 1933, a program from the National Conference on Students in Politics held in Washington, D.C.; references to Lucy Cherry Crisp, General Secretary of Religious Activities on campus; and newspaper articles on YWCA events, speakers such as George Washington Carver,and general notices. The scrapbook also includes information on several campus religious groups: the Methodist student organization (Wesleyan Association), Baptist Student Union, Presbyterian group, St. Mary’s Club, and the Episcopal Student Center.  YWCA events are also documented in the scrapbook, including the International Retreat held in Chapel Hill, North Carolina; the North Carolina YMCA-YWCA officers Training Conference held in Raleigh, and the YWCA Cabinet Training Retreat held at Parkview Manor. Additionally present are copies of three telegram messages sent from a Woman’s College and Bennett College student representing an interracial faculty/student committee that supported the passing of a federal anti-lynching law. These telegrams were sent to Washington, D.C. to the President, a Senator, and a member of the House of Representatives.

Dates

  • 1933 - 1934

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Extent

From the Collection: 150.00 Linear Feet (111 archival boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Repository Details

Part of the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives Repository

Contact:
P.O. Box 26170
320 College Ave.
Greensboro NC 27402-6170 US
336-334-5246