University of Minnesota

International Institute of Greater Lansing, MI, Papers

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Immigration History Research Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Creator: Young Womens' Christian Association of Greater Lansing (Mich.) Nationality Communities Department.
Dates: 1916-1941
Abstract: Records (1925-1961) of the Young Womens' Christian Association of Greater Lansing (Michigan), Nationality Communities Department, include annual reports (1926-1949), a scrapbook of programs, club announcements, and newsletters (1926-1931), records of the Thistle Club (ca. 1928-1951), and photographs. Programs of the of Caledonian Club, the Foreign Students of Night School, German Dramatic Club, Syrian Mothers Club, Syrian Sisterhood, and Young Phoenician Society, as well as membership lists, are also included.
Quantity: 1 microfilm reel.
Language: In multiple languages.
Collection ID: IHRC1043

HISTORICAL SKETCH

The Foreign Communities Department of the Young Womens' Christian Association of Greater Lansing (Michigan) was established in 1924, and was the first such department organized by the YWCA. During World War II, it was renamed the Nationality Communities Department. The Department was discontinued in 1955.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The International Institute of Greater Lansing, MI collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The International Institute of Greater Lansing, MI collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The International Institute of Greater Lansing, MI Papers, General/Multiethnic Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Arab Americans--Michigan--Lansing.
Social work with immigrants.
Syrian Americans--Michigan--Lansing.
German Americans--Michigan--Lansing.
Scottish Americans--Michigan--Lansing.

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