Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in North Carolina. In North Carolina, YWCA of the U.S.A. development focuses on reaching communities throughout the state and working on race relations and association programs with African American members. State visitation reports and conference proceedings and program development outlines summarize and assess the work being done across the state. Also included are the state corporation laws for North Carolina. Following this are documents concerning the YWCA of Asheville, North Carolina and tis Phyllis Wheatley branch and correspondence concerning developing work in Burlington. The administrative history of the YWCA of Asheville can be tracked through the iterations of constitutions and bylaws in addition to association fact sheets, lists of professional and volunteer leadership and an association timeline. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services.Additional documents include program emphases and correspondence with regional and national leadership. Additional documents include a completed residence survey, correspondence concerning their new building campaign, a community study of Asheville, lists of professional and volunteer leadership and advisory correspondence with regional and national leadership. The Phyllis Wheatley Branch of the YWCA of Asheville serves the African American women and girls of Asheville. The branch's function and relationship to the central association are established in its bylaws and additional information on the branch are recorded in association fact sheets. Visitation reports and correspondence provide insight into the branch's program and services.
Leadership in women
Societies and clubs
African American girls
African American women
Societies and clubs
Young Women's Christian associations
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North Carolina, Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History, MS 00324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.
Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel 199