Kautz Family YMCA Archives

    Equipment/facility: Archives and Special Collections

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      The Kautz Family YMCA Archives collects the historical records of the Y's national resource office, YMCA of the USA. It also holds records of the Greater Twin Cities and Greater New York YMCAs, as well as those of Y's Men International, a service club in partnership with the Y. The collections document the evolution of the Y from its Protestant evangelical origins. It includes its contributions to war relief, the invention of basketball and volleyball, public health campaigns in China, rural reconstruction in India and Korea, teaching English as a second language, and much more.
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