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YWCA of the City of New York (New York, NY 10022)
Barbara Welter (Project Director: September 1975 to present)

History of the 100 Years of the YWCA in New York City and its Contributions to the Status of Women

To research and write a history of the YWCA of the City of New York from its beginning in 1870 until today. Questions involve the role of woman from diverse backgrounds in one of the world's largest cities, particularly how one of the earliest and most influential women's organizations interpreted the situation of women in the city during the industrial revolution. Such a study will be a contribution to the intellectual and social and cultural history of the U.S.

Project fields:
Women's History

State and Local and Regional Studies

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$37,380 (approved)
$37,380 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1975 – 6/30/1977