YWHA


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YWHA:

see Young Men's and Young Women's Hebrew AssociationsYoung Men's and Young Women's Hebrew Associations
(YMHA, YWHA), organizations that promote health, social activities, recreation, acculturation of new Jewish Americans, and Jewish culture among Jews of all ages. The first YMHA was founded in Baltimore in 1854.
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Clubs should form tennis teams and have a tennis league."(67) The chair of the New Haven YWHA athletic committee, Dora Berman, said in 1924 that the athletic activity of tennis proved especially enjoyable to members.
The Pittsburgh YM and YWHA offered regular tennis practice in preparing women for tennis season.
This particular YWHA successfully served the various interests of Jewish women in its wide range of programs, but other YWHAs or merged YM-YWHAs did not replicate such accomplishments in furnishing women's sporting opportunities at their associations.
(22.) Young Women's Hebrew Association, 31 West 110th Street, Bulletin of Classes, 1938, YWHA Records, YM-YWHA Archives.
(23.) Young Women's Hebrew Association, Twentieth Anniversary Luncheon and Annual Meeting, 28 February 1922, 5; Young Women's Hebrew Association, Twenty-Fifth Anniversary, 1902-1927; Twenty-fourth Annual Report, January 1927, 16-7; "New Home for Girls' Club," New York Times, 26 April 1914, YWHA Records, 92nd Street YM-YWHA Archives; "Unterberg, Bella," Who's Who in American Jewry, 1926 (New York, 1927), 624; "Unterberg, Mrs.
1920s, Printed Materials, YWHA Records, 92nd Street YM-YWHA Archives; Linda J.
(26.) Young Women's Hebrew Association, "Class Report," 1 January-1 February 1911, YWHA Records, 92nd Street YM-YWHA Archives.
(27.) Young Women's Hebrew Association, Fifth Annual Report of the President, February 1908, 2, 12, YWHA Records, 92nd Street YM-YWHA Archives; Unterberg, "The Y.W.H.A.," 59.
(28.) "New Home for Girls' Club," 92nd Street YM-YWHA Archives; see also Frances Kahn, "Live a Little Longer," Kol Alamoth, 1 (June 1915): 10, YWHA Records, 92nd Street YM-YWHA Archives.
Has Most Comprehensive Physical Education System of Type in Entire Country," New York Post, 17 January 1936, Newspaper Clippings, YWHA Records, 92nd Street YM-YWHA Archives.
(32.) Young Women's Hebrew Association, Thirteenth Annual Report, 36-7; The Story of Six Years' Work of the Young Women's Hebrew Association 1919 Through 1924 (February 1924), 21, YWHA Records, 92nd Street YM-YWHA Archives.
(34.) Young Women's Hebrew Association, Bulletin of Classes, 1916-1917; YWHA Scrapbooks, 1920s, 1923, and 1930s, YWHA Records, 92nd Street YM-YWHA Archives.