Young Men's Christian Association (Indianapolis, Ind.)
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Faburn E. DeFrantz "To Kathy and David" memoir and photographs
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of a typed 152 page memoir by Faburn E. DeFrantz circa 1952. Written for his first two grandchildren, Kathy and David, he relates his early life in Topeka, Kansas and his many experiences while working for the Senate Avenue YMCA in Indianapolis, Indiana. DeFrantz also discusses his stand against the Ku Klux Klan, his opposition to segregation in public schools, segregated housing at state universities, the 'policycrats', and his retirement.
Dates: circa 1952
Indianapolis Young Men's Christian Association records
Scope and Contents The collection consists mainly of the internal documents and correspondence of the Indianapolis Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) between the years of 1943 and 1961. It contains the bylaws of the Indianapolis YMCA from 1955 plus some revised additions of those bylaws. The collection also holds the meeting notes, minutes and correspondence of many of the different committees within the organization. The Indianapolis YMCA did participate in some different cooperative ventures...
World War I, Indiana War Records, Colored Section documents
Collection — Folder: S0730
Scope and Contents This collection, authored by Elder Watson Diggs, includes data bearing upon the part in which colored citizens of Indianapolis and Marion County, Indiana took in World War I ranging from 1917 to 1919.
Young Men's Christian Association Service Men's Center collection
Scope and Contents This collection includes typed, original and carbon copies of reports, correspondence, notes, invoices, newspaper clippings and photographs from YMCA Service Men's Center in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1965 to 1969 regarding organization and activities.