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The Papers of the YWCA of Hampton Roads

Container Listing

Series I: Information and History

Box 1

Folder 1: YWCA Information and History
Folder 2: History of YWCA
Folder 3: History
Folder 4: YWCA Facts
Folder 5: Charter - March 29, 1950
Folder 6: YWCA Certificate of Incorporation
Folder 7: Statement of Purpose: 1967
Folder 8: Photocopies of Phyllis Wheatley Branch Scrapbook and History Information
Folder 9: National Initiatives 1994-1995
Folder 10: Why Double You? Membership Recruitment Drive Kit
Folder 11: Membership Recruitment Handbook
Folder 12: Guides for Participation: Study of the YWCA as a Christian Movement 1964- 67
Folder 13: YWCA Program - 1975
Folder 14: Report on Examination of Financial Statements - June 30, 1987
Folder 15: Address List
Folder 16: 1975 Meetings Minutes
Folder 17: Minutes, March 1981
Folder 18: Committee Minutes Jan-Dec 1981 -- Finance
Folder 19: Committee Minutes Jan-Dec 1981 -- Program
Folder 20: Committee Minutes Jan-Dec 1981 -- Ad. Hoc L. Roberston
Folder 21: Committee Minutes Jan-Dec 1981 -- Public Relations

Box 2

Folder 1: Committee Minutes Jan-Dec 1981 -- Personnel
Folder 2: Committee Minutes Jan-Dec 1981 -- Membership
Folder 3: Committee Minutes Jan-Dec 1981 -- Building & Properties
Folder 4: Committee Minutes Jan-Dec 1981 -- Executive Committee
Folder 5: Committee Minutes Jan-Dec 1981 -- Task Force
Folder 6: YWCA Newsletter - 1983
Folder 7: Correspondence: 1983
Folder 8: Correspondence: 1990-92
Folder 9: Correspondence - Cynthia Kurtz Jackson: June 10, 1996
Folder 10: YWCA Annual Meeting 1981
Folder 11: YWCA Annual Meeting - May 15, 1986
Folder 12: Winners Dinner Information
Folder 13: 1993 Winners Dinner
Folder 14: Winners Award Dinner - March 2, 1993
Folder 15: 1994 Winners Dinner: Invitations & Programs
Folder 16: 1995 Winners Dinner: Programs
Folder 17: 1996 Winners Dinner: Program
Folder 18: 1996 Winners Dinner
Folder 19: Teen Recognition Dinner - Nov. 12, 1992
Folder 10: 10th Annual Teen Recognition Dinner - Nov. 12, 1992
Folder 21: First Annual Teen Summit I - Feb. 15, 1993
Folder 22: First Annual Teen Summit II - Feb. 15, 1993
Folder 23: Women in Transition
Folder 24: YWCA - 1960's (Ladies Day Out)
Folder 25: Black History Month
Folder 26: Events - 1970's
Folder 27: Clara Barton Society & United Way of South Hampton Roads - Cards
(congratulations) - 1996
Folder 28: Annual Report of Residence for Year 1946 (photocopies)
Folder 29: Domestic Violence / Women in Crisis
Folder 30: "A Guide for Women and Families in Crisis"
Folder 31: The War at Home: The military's problem with spouse abuse
Folder 32: Response - Sexual Assault Support Services (Pamphlet)
Folder 33: 1993 Sixth Annual Legislative Wrap Up
Folder 34: 6th Annual Legislative Preview Receptions - Dec. 12, 1992
Folder 35: 1993 Sixth Annual Legislative Wrap Up - Tuesday, March 9, 1993
Folder 36: Brochure Material & Photos - 1981
Folder 37: Samaritan House
Folder 38: N.O.W. or Never - May 1995 (Tidewater Chapter of N.O.W.)
Folder 39: In Celebration of Black History Month 1994
Folder 40: Business Writing That Works! - ODU, April 19 and 26, 1995
Folder 41: Miscellaneous
Folder 42: Miscellaneous II
Folder 43: "By Different Boats: We're All Americans" - 1940
Folder 44: Slide Project 1992-93
Folder 45: Computer Paperwork

Box 3

Series II: Newspaper Clippings

Folder 1: PR Efforts/Press Releases
Folder 2: Newspaper Articles - 1910's
Folder 3: Newspaper Articles - 1920's
Folder 4: Newspaper Articles - 1930s
Folder 5: Newspaper Articles - 1940s
Folder 6: Newspaper Articles - 1950s
Folder 7: Newspaper Articles - 1960's
Folder 8: Newspaper Articles - 1970's (I)
Folder 9: Newspaper Articles - 1970's (II)
Folder 10: Newspaper Articles - 1980s (I)
Folder 11: Newspaper Articles - 1980's (II)
Folder 12: Newspaper Articles - 1990s
Folder 13: Newspaper Articles - Misc.
Folder 14: Newspaper Coverage
Folder 15: Copied Articles 1919-20, 1936-1945, 1966, 1982
Folder 16: Hampton Roads Woman - Volume 3, # 17, March 6, 1994

Box 4

Folder 1: Wall Street Journal "After 120 years, the Hunton's riches are in its history" -
Feb. 21, 1995
Folder 2: Journal and Guide Articles
Folder 3: Publicity I
Folder 4: Publicity II
Folder 5: Articles, Advertisements, & Promos
Folder 6: The Arch Advocate: Alliance for the Rights of Children -- Winter/Spring 1995
Folder 7: Camp Owaissa Clippings
Folder 8: Miscellaneous (Article - March 1998 - Envelopes - Post it note)
Folder 9: Scrapbook Clippings
Folder 10: Scrapbook Article - April 1933
Folder 11: Scrapbook Cover and Clippings

Box 5

Series III: Photos

Sub-series A: Youth Photos

Folder 1: Before & After School Program
Folder 2: Before & After School Program -- Westhaven Elementary -- 1995
Folder 3: Camp E. W. Young
Folder 4: Camp E. W. Young -- 1960's
Folder 5: Camp Owaissa Photos -- 1920's
Folder 6: Camp Owaissa -- 1950's Photos I
Folder 7: Camp Owaissa -- 1950's Photos II
Folder 8: Camp Owaissa Photos -- 1969
Folder 9: Camp Owaissa (1)
Folder 10: Camp Owaissa (2)
Folder 11: Camp Owaissa (3)
Folder 12: Camp Owaissa (4)
Folder 13: Camp Owaissa -- Group Portraits (1)
Folder 14: Camp Owaissa -- Group Portraits (2)
Folder 15: Camp Owaissa -- Group Portraits (3)
Folder 16: Camp Owaissa -- Group Portraits (4)
Folder 17: Camp Owaissa -- Sports
Folder 18: Camp Owaissa -- B/W Photos - 1971
Folder 19: Summer Camp '83 & Papers Imtestures Staff
Folder 20: B/W Teen Photos
Folder 21: Outstanding Teen Program
Folder 22: Teen Awards
Folder 23: Y-Teens -- 1960's
Folder 24: Y-Teen 1964 Convention
Folder 25: 1965 Photos -- Y-Teens
Folder 26: Summer Y-Teen Conference, Guilford College, Greensboro, N.C. - 1965
Folder 27: Y-Teen Pajama Party - Nov. 1967
Folder 28: Y-Teens -Phyllis Wheatley Branch -- 1960' s-70's
Folder 29: Y-Teens
Folder 30: Y-Teens Group Photos
Folder 31: Y-Teen Dances
Folder 32: Y-Nots - Fall 1977
Folder 33: Maids and Matrons
Folder 34: Maids and Matrons Party for Service Men
Folder 35: YWCA Teen Art Show Photos -- 1980's
Folder 36: Teen Art -- Jan. 1984
Folder 37: Teen Dinner -- 1984

Box 6

Folder 1: YWCA Team, Roanoke, VA & Y-Teen Tea
Folder 2: Pre-teen Valentine's Day Party -- 1969
Folder 3: Lott Carey Model City Girls -- March 1970
Folder 4: BTW High School Marchers -- April 1970
Folder 5: Children's Photos
Folder 6: Clown Photo & Fortune Telling Fish
Folder 7: Photos of Boys Playing Dominoes
Folder 8: Group Meetings w/ Junior/High School Students
Folder 9: Children's Play
Folder 10: Jeremy Hinton (7 mos) Swimming
Folder 11: Racism It Really Hurts
Folder 12: Youth Dancing
Folder 13: Youth Photos -- 1970's - 80's
Folder 14: Youth Photos -- 1990's
Folder 15: Youth Photos -- Misc.

Sub-series B: Dinners

Folder 16: Annual Dinner Meeting (Phyllis Wheatley Branch) -- 1963
Folder 17: World Fellowship Dinner - Giant Open Air Markets -- 1967
Folder 18: Winners Dinner Reception -- 1993
Folder 19: Dinners -- 1993
Folder 20: Winners Dinner Photos -- 1994
Folder 21: Annual Dinner 1994
Folder 22: Awards Photos 1994, 1995
Folder 23: Winners Dinner Reception -- 1995
Folder 24: Winners Reception -- 3/95
Folder 25: Winners Dinner -- 1995


Box 7

Folder 1: Winners Dinner Reception 1996
Folder 2: Winners Awards Dinner -- 1996
Folder 3: Winners Dinner 1996
Folder 4: July 1996 Annual Dinner and Tennis Tournament
Folder 5: Winners Dinner Reception 1998
Folder 6: Winners Dinner 1998
Folder 7: YWCA Winners Dinner 1999
Folder 8: Winners Dinner -- B/W Photos
Folder 9: Response Banquet
Folder 10: Women's Prayer Breakfast at Quality Inn Lake Wright, Norfolk
Folder 11: Dinner B/W Photos
Folder 12: Parties & Dinners -- Misc.

Sub-series C: Holidays and Birthdays

Folder 13: 135th Birthday Celebration Washington D.C., 1994
Folder 14: Birthday Party
Folder 15: Mall Photos (Easter Bunny)
Folder 16: Easter Basket Photos
Folder 17: Phyllis Wheatley Staff Christmas Party
Folder 18: Christmas Party Photos -- 1981-82
Folder 19: Christmas Photos -- 1990's
Folder 20: Shelter Christmas Party -- 1994
Folder 21: Response Christmas Photos 1997
Folder 22: Christmas
Folder 23: Christmas Photos
Folder 24: Holiday Photos
Folder 25: Going Away Party

Box 8

Sub-series D: Women, Staff, and Volunteer Photos

Folder 1: Sandy Batchelor Photos
Folder 2: Laura (or Ann Bowles?) Photos and Negatives
Folder 3: Barbara Ciara Photo & Negative
Folder 4: Betty Howel Photo (B/W)
Folder 5: Helen Hazell Moore -- B/W Photo
Folder 6: CDR Cathy L. Rearden
Folder 7: Portrait Photo -- Dr. Lucy Wilson
Folder 8: HE Society - YW Layout - Officers YWCA Board of Management - Photo -
Feb. 18, 1950
Folder 9: HE Women
Folder 10: Phyllis Wheatley Branch Photos -- 1960's
Folder 11: Phyllis Wheatley Staff Photos -- 1960's-70's
Folder 12: Phyllis Wheatley Photos
Folder 13: Phyllis Wheatley -- Misc.
Folder 14: TRIS -- Tidewater Rape Information Services
Folder 15: Employee Photos 1980's-90's
Folder 16: Photos -- Administration
Folder 17: Staff Trio
Folder 18: Staff / Volunteer Photos
Folder 19: Staff / Volunteer Photos B/W
Folder 20: Volunteers -- Men
Folder 21: Shopping at Nordstrom
Folder 22: Miscellaneous Photos of People
Folder 23: Women at Work Photos (Dentist, Judge, Scientist)

Sub-series E: Sports and Fitness

Folder 24: Red Cross Swimming Class -- July 1964
Folder 25: Swimming -- Va. Beach YWCA
Folder 26: 1979 Gym Photos
Folder 27: Tennis Photos 1995
Folder 28: Tennis Auction Photos -- Oct. 3, 1997
Folder 29: Lady Monarchs Photos - Team 1997 (I)
Folder 30: Lady Monarchs Photos - Team 1997 (II)
Folder 31: Gym Photos
Folder 32: Fitness
Folder 33: Golf Photos

Box 9

Sub-series F: Events

Folder 1: The Thursday Club -- 1961 Photo
Folder 2: 1961 Ladies Day Out
Folder 3: 1963 Coronation Ball
Folder 4: Va. Beach Ladies Day Out and Evening Coed Class -- 1963
Folder 5: Kempsville Ladies Day Out -- Nov. 1963
Folder 6: Leisure Hour Affair
Folder 7: Leisure Hour -- May 1963
Folder 8: Adult Talent - Fashion Show at Freemason Branch -- 1967
Folder 9: B/W Fashion Show Photos -- 1970's
Folder 10: Beauty Pageant 1
Folder 11: Beauty Pageant 2
Folder 12: B/W Photos - First Step -- 1987
Folder 13: Lynnhaven Mall -- 1988
Folder 14: Leisure Hour Club -- 1994 Luncheon
Folder 15: Mask Making -- First Night 1995
Folder 16: Festevents -- 9/96
Folder 17: Town Point Park -- Festival
Folder 18: Busch Gardens Photos
Folder 19: 96X Photos
Folder 20: Dollar Drinks / The Coast
Folder 21: Navy Chief Selectees
Folder 22: YWCA Open House
Folder 23: YWCA Celebrate a New Beginning, Holiday Inn Waterside
Folder 24: YWCA Celebrate a New Beginning B/W
Folder 25: YWCA Salute to Volunteers
Folder 26: Event at Chesapeake Hotel
Folder 27: Day of Caring, September 9, 1993
Folder 28: Day of Caring, September 8, 1994
Folder 29: Work party -- Day of Caring
Folder 30: Day of Caring -- Misc.
Folder 31: Phyllis Wheatley Event
Folder 32: Backyard Picnic 1970's
Folder 33: Picnics

Box 10

Sub-series G: Political

Folder 1: Civil Rights Photos
Folder 2: Voter Registration Project -- July 1964
Folder 3: Vigil / Meeting Photos
Folder 4: Chuck Robb Photos - 1982
Folder 5: '93 Drum Out / Speak Out

Sub-series H: Meetings

Folder 6: Meeting Photos
Folder 7: Award / Meeting Photos
Folder 8: October 1967 - Membership Meeting - Margaret Adain Speaking
Folder 9: STOP - Annual Meeting -- Nov. 1980
Folder 10: YWCA Meeting Photos -- 1986
Folder 11: Grand Affairs Meeting -- 1988
Folder 12: Annual Meeting / Reception -- July 1997
Folder 13: Color Meeting Photos I -- 1980's-90's
Folder 14: Color Meeting Photos II -- 1980's-90's
Folder 15: House Meeting Photos -- 1990's
Folder 16: Myera Obendorf Meeting Photos (Opening at Little Neck Road Center)

Sub-series I: Training, Team Building, Retreats, and Conferences

Folder 17: Va. State Conference -- March 1965
Folder 18: Volunteer Leadership -- 10-8-66
Folder 19: Sing Out Richmond - Midwinter Conference -- 1967
Folder 20: World Fellowship (Lake Wright) -- 1969
Folder 21: World Fellowship Luncheon (Sheraton Inn) -- 1970
Folder 22: Language Arts Workshop -- 11-13-80
Folder 23: Board Retreat -- 11-15-80
Folder 24: WIC Training Photos -- 1984
Folder 25: YWCA Leadership Photos I -- 1996
Folder 26: YWCA Leadership Photos II -- 1996

Box 11

Folder 1: "What a Team" Slides
Folder 2: Staff Member Training with NSC Students
Folder 3: Obstacle Course Photos
Folder 4: YWCA Triennial Convention
Folder 5: Household Training Institute Class
Folder 6: Panel
Folder 7: Workshop Photos -- Misc.

Sub-series J: Other Titled Photos

Folder 8: B/W Group Photo -- 1960's
Folder 9: NYC Enrollees -- 1970
Folder 10: Diocese of Southern Va. Photos -- 1970's
Folder 11: House Gathering Photos -- 1980's-90's
Folder 12: Women in Crisis Photos
Folder 13: Church Women United -- Nov. 1980
Folder 14: Photocopies of YWCA Headquarters Photo
Folder 15: World Photos
Folder 16: Backyard Photos -- 1993
Folder 17: Bug Photo (date unknown)
Folder 18: Church
Folder 19: YWCA Snack Bar

Sub-series K: Miscellaneous / Dated Slides, Photos, Negatives

Folder 20: Misc. Photos -- 1960's
Folder 21: Misc. B/W Photos -- 1960's
Folder 22: 1965 B/W Photos
Folder 23: Misc. Photos -- 1970's
Folder 24: Miscellaneous Color Photos -- 1970's-80's
Folder 25: B/W Photos -- 1980's
Folder 26: Misc. 1980's Photos
Folder 27: 1984 Photos
Folder 28: B/W Photos 1980's-90's
Folder 29: Photos: 1980's-1990's
Folder 30: 1993 Photos
Folder 31: 1994 Photos

Box 12

Sub-series L: Miscellaneous / Undated Slides, Photos, Negatives

Folder 1: Tables and Displays -- Misc.
Folder 2: B/W Photos
Folder 3: Miscellaneous Photos
Folder 4: Slides -- Reference
Folder 5: Slides -- MB Main Building
Folder 6: Slides -- SH Shelter
Folder 7: Slides -- MC Mother Center
Folder 8: Slides -- H History
Folder 9: Slides -- Y Programs
Folder 10: Slides -- O Events
Folder 11: Slides -- B Board Meetings
Folder 12: Slides -- Faye Lee
Folder 13: Slides I
Folder 14: Slides II

Box 13

Folder 1: Photo Negatives I (color)
Folder 2: Photo Negatives II (disc)
Folder 3: Photo Negatives III (B/W)
Folder 4: Color Negatives
Folder 5: Negatives I
Folder 6: Negatives II
Folder 7: Negatives III
Folder 8: Negatives IV
Item 1: Undeveloped Slides (in box)
Item 2: Rolls of Film (3) (in box)
Item 3: Rolls of Film (2) (in box)
Item 4: Rolls of Film (4) (in box)


Series IV: Artifacts

Box 14

1. Miscellaneous Items
- YWCA Balloon
- Name Tags
- Sign Letters
- Silk Flower
- Ruler
- Envelope
- Scenic Postcard

Box 15

1. "Legislative Wrap Up Announcement"
2. 1962 YWCA Committee on Administration
3. Exercise Photos
4. Ballet/Dance Photo
5. Old Man Photo
6. Ballet/Dance Photo
7. Articles-1940s (2)
8. Articles-1930s (3)
9. Articles-1950s (1)
10. Selling of Camp Owaissa
11. Women's Articles (1970s)
12. Photos of Jacox Jr. High & Old Dey Lodge
13. Women's Articles (1970's -Includes Faith Prior Rollins Obituary)
14. 1988 Beacon Article
15. 1940s Picture & Articles (ODU Archives Photo)
16. Photos-First Women in Norfolk Fire and Police Department


Box 16 (framed photos)

1. Dr. Carmelita Williams & Mrs. Shirley S. Whitehead
2. First Baptist Church Home for the Aged
3. Original Homes for the Aged
4. Secretary Photo (1940s)
5. Phyllis Wheatley Snack Bar
6. Wilkshaw Residence
7. Group Photo (1950s or 1960s)
8. Department of Public Health Permit for YWCA Cafeteria-1968
9. YWCA Park Ave. Group Photo-1955 (Copy from the Journal and Guide)
10. Cookout Photo
11. Cookout Photo

Box 17

1. 1921 Scrapbook
2. 1923 Scrapbook

Box 18

1. Phyllis Wheatley Photo Album-1960's-70's
2. Scrapbook Phyllis Wheatley Branch B. and P. Club
3. Clippings 1962-1964

Box 19

1. 1924-1928 Scrapbook
2. 1923-1932 Scrapbook

Box 20

1. 1952-1954 Scrapbook

Box 21

1. 1951 Scrapbook

Box 22

1. 1925 Scrapbook
2. The Thursday Club Scrapbook, 1921-1954

Box 23

1. 1946-1958 Ladies Day Out Scrapbook
2. 1954-1955 Scrapbook


Box 24

1. 1963 Scrapbook
2. 1970's Scrapbook -- TRIS / Sexual Assault Articles
3. 1980's Scrapbook - Tidewater Rape Information Services (TRIS)
4. 1982 Guest Book Women's History Exhibit
5. 1990's Response Scrapbook
6. Scrapbook-Education Clippings


Box 25

1. Slides 1950s-1990s
2. 1961-1970 Scrapbook

Box 26

1. Newspaper Clippings 1970's (oversize)
2. 1962-1964 Scrapbook
3. 1968-1971 Scrapbook
4. 1971-1973 Scrapbook
5. 1973-1974 Scrapbook

Box 27

1. 1932-34 Scrapbook
2. 1942-45 Phyllis Wheatley Scrapbook
3. 1950 Scrapbook
4. Mostly Blank Scrapbook, with 1970s photos in middle

Box 28

1. 1959-1961 Scrapbook
2. 1981-1985 Scrapbook

Box 29

1. 1970-1972 Scrapbook
2. 1962-1972 Scrapbook

Box 30

1. 1936-38 Scrapbook
2. 1920's Scrapbook

Box 31

1. 1959-1966 Scrapbook

Box 32

1. Photo T.C.C. instructors of "Dealing with Sexual Assault"
2. Princess Anne Virginia Beach Certification
3. Photo of a Navy Ship
4. "Why Volunteer?"
5. Bookmark
6. Women in Transition Phone Number

Box 33

1. 5 1/4 Floppy Disk: Clare's Win Dir documents WP 5.1
2. Audio Tape Reel: Y-Prep Radio Spot
3. Audio Tape Reel: Lucille Ball -- YW Today -- Radio

Box 34

1. VHS Tape: PSA United Way "Thank You" 2/90
2. VHS Tape: NSU - "Live and in Color", Norfolk State University, Office of Admissions
3. VHS Tape: Toward a Drug Free America, United Way of South Hampton Roads
4. VHS Tape: "Your Vote Counts" Wavy TV 10 and the League of Women Voters of Norfolk/Virginia Beach

Box 35

1. Master Broadcast Videocassette: YWCA Women in Crisis
2. Master Broadcast Videocassette: YWCA Women in Transition

Box 36

1. Videocassette: Women as Winners
2. Videocassette: Women as Winners
3. Videocassette: Public Service Announcements on the Homeless and Child Care
4. Videocassette: Public Service Announcements on Women as Winners, the Homeless, and Child Care


Box 37

1. Film Reel: Dept. of Social Services, PSA 1988
2. Film Reel: R.F.A.R.R. ODU Basketball / Season Tickets 11/23/87
3. Film Reel: Virginians Against Domestic Violence
4. Film Reel: Greenbrier Chrysler-Plymouth

Box 38

1. Box of Audiocassettes

Box 39

1. TRIS (Tidewater Rape Information Services) Banner

Revised: 7/14/08