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Addendum: Services to Youth Report

Description: Addendum to the Services to Youth Report submitted to the 26th Western Area Conference of The Links, Inc. Discusses the activities of the Missouri City, Portland, and Spokane chapters.
Date: July 1983
Creator: Links, Inc. Western Area.
Item Type: Text
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Announcement of 1985 Western Area Scholarship Winners for The Links, Inc.]

Description: Announcement of two scholarship awards sponsored by The Links, Inc. won by high school students in the western United States. Kyra Papillon won sponsorship from the Oakland Bay Area Links to attend a forum for non-governmental organizations in Nairobi, Kenya. Simone Farber from Santa Fe, New Mexico, won a 1985 National Achievement Scholarship Award. There is a menu for a dinner inside the announcement.
Date: 1985
Creator: Links, Inc. Western Area.
Item Type: Text
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

The Chain, Volume 1, No. 1, January 1992

Description: Published three times a year, The Chain is a newsletter for local chapters of The Links, Inc., located in the western United States. It contains letters from the area director as well as chapter reports, financial statements, rosters, member updates, officer information, conference announcements, and other news related to the organization's service and personal development activities.
Date: January 31, 1992
Creator: Links, Inc. Western Area.
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

The Chain, Volume 1, Number 3, October 1992

Description: Published three times a year, The Chain is a newsletter for local chapters of The Links, Inc., located in the western United States. It contains letters from the area director as well as chapter reports, financial statements, rosters, member updates, officer information, conference announcements, and other news related to the organization's service and personal development activities.
Date: 1992-10-1
Creator: Links, Inc. Western Area.
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

The Chain, Volume 2, No. 2, February 1994

Description: Published three times a year, The Chain is a newsletter for local chapters of The Links, Inc., located in the western United States. It contains letters from the area director as well as chapter reports, financial statements, rosters, member updates, officer information, conference announcements, and other news related to the organization's service and personal development activities. This particular issue contains two supplements. The first supplement describes the geographical boundaries of each chapter, and the second supplement provides a brief biography for each chapter president.
Date: February 1, 1994
Creator: Links, Inc. Western Area.
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

The Chain, Volume 3, Number 2, April 1995

Description: Published three times a year, The Chain is a newsletter for local chapters of The Links, Inc., located in the western United States. It contains letters from the area director as well as chapter reports, financial statements, rosters, member updates, officer information, conference announcements, and other news related to the organization's service and personal development activities.
Date: April 1, 1994
Creator: Links, Inc. Western Area.
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

The Chain, Volume 4, Number 1, March 1996

Description: Published three times a year, The Chain is a newsletter for local chapters of The Links, Inc., located in the western United States. It contains letters from the area director as well as chapter reports, financial statements, rosters, member updates, officer information, conference announcements, and other news related to the organization's service and personal development activities. This particular issue contains brief biographies of the new executive officers elected at the 32nd Western Area Conference.
Date: March 1996
Creator: Links, Inc. Western Area.
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

The Chain, Volume 4, Number 2, June 1996

Description: Published three times a year, The Chain is a newsletter for local chapters of The Links, Inc., located in the western United States. It contains letters from the area director as well as chapter reports, financial statements, rosters, member updates, officer information, conference announcements, and other news related to the organization's service and personal development activities.
Date: June 1996
Creator: Links, Inc. Western Area.
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

The Chain, Volume 4, Number 3, March 1997

Description: Published three times a year, The Chain is a newsletter for local chapters of The Links, Inc., located in the western United States. It contains letters from the area director as well as chapter reports, financial statements, rosters, member updates, officer information, conference announcements, and other news related to the organization's service and personal development activities.
Date: March 1997
Creator: Links, Inc. Western Area.
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

The Chain, Volume 4, Number 3, September 1996

Description: Published three times a year, The Chain is a newsletter for local chapters of The Links, Inc., located in the western United States. It contains letters from the area director as well as chapter reports, financial statements, rosters, member updates, officer information, conference announcements, and other news related to the organization's service and personal development activities.
Date: September 1996
Creator: Links, Inc. Western Area.
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Doris J. McCarroll to Chapter Presidents - January 20, 1987]

Description: Letter from Doris J. McCarroll to chapter presidents of The Links, Inc. in the western United States. McCarroll sent this letter first class so that chapter presidents can announce the important information included therein at their February meetings. McCarroll is still recruiting members to serve on committees to help plan the upcoming area conference. The area also needs to nominate an honorary member to the national body; nomination requirements and procedures are described.
Date: January 20, 1987
Creator: McCarroll, Doris J.
Item Type: Text
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Edwina Gray Higgins to Sister Links - January 2, 1989]

Description: Letter from Edwina Gray Higgins to members of the The Links, Inc. in the western United States reminding members of important Western Area business for the new year. Chapters are requested to send all required documentation, including a membership roster, officer list, bylaws, and taxation forms to the area director. Also, chapters should consider making donations to a number of funds, including a relief fund for victims of an earthquake in Oakland. Higgins suggests that because breast cancer rates are increasing in the general population chapters should plan a day for members to receive mammograms in lieu of a regular chapter meeting.
Date: January 2, 1989
Creator: Higgins, Edwina Gray
Item Type: Text
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Edwina Gray Higgins to Sister Links - November 20, 1989]

Description: Letter from Edwina Gray Higgins to members of The Links, Inc. in the western United States explaining the decision to finance a gala at the National Assembly with a mandatory assessment of $60 from each member in the Western Area. Includes a photocopy of a political cartoon by Jimmy Margulies from The Houston Post.
Date: November 20, 1989
Creator: Higgins, Edwina Gray
Item Type: Text
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Edwina Gray Higgins to Western Area Links - August 25, 1990]

Description: Letter from Edwina Gray Higgins to members of The Links, Inc. in the western United States reminding them of important Western Area business. Chapters must continue to plan relevant programs that address issues in the black community, familiarize themselves with revisions to the bylaws made at the recent National Assembly, and file taxation forms in a timely manner.
Date: August 25, 1990
Creator: Higgins, Edwina Gray
Item Type: Text
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Julia B. Smith to Western Area Chapter Presidents - March 4, 1974]

Description: Letter from Julia B. Smith to chapter presidents of The Links, Inc. in the western United States asking chapters to poll their members about a possible increase in member fees to finance round-trip transportation for area directors to Washington, D.C. Smith is opposed to the fee increase because she believes the Links' national treasury should pay for the transportation from its fund balance.
Date: March 4, 1974
Creator: Smith, Julia B.
Item Type: Text
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Mary H. Langford to Thelma Rice - 1992]

Description: Letter from Mary H. Langford to Thelma Rice discussing the use of funds to host an expensive gala at the upcoming National Assembly of The Links, Inc. in Dallas, Texas. The Spokane, Washington chapter has collected a $1,200 member assessment under threat of expulsion from Links. Langford has enclosed the check but would like the area and national directors to reconsider the intended use of these funds. She and other members of the Spokane chapter believe it is inappropriate to hold a lavish party at the National Assembly during an economic recession that is taking a toll on so many Americans, and particularly on black families.
Date: 1992~
Creator: Langford, Mary H.
Item Type: Text
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Thelma Rice to Mary H. Langford - January 13, 1992]

Description: Letter from Thelma Rice to Mary H. Langford stating that she received Langford's letter about the appropriateness of The Links, Inc. holding an expensive gala during a time of economic hardship. Although she understands Langford's concerns, the gala is a tradition for which planning began several years ago. She is not sure whether plans for the gala can be altered at this point but will make sure her concerns are discussed with the national director.
Date: January 13, 1992
Creator: Rice, Thelma
Item Type: Text
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Thelma Rice to Sister Links - January 21, 1992]

Description: Letter from Thelma Rice to members of The Links, Inc. in the western United States. Rice has enclosed three important documents to be shared among the members of every chapter: the new Western Area Handbook, the revised and updated Western Area By-Laws, and a copy of Rice's reply to a letter about concerns related to expenditures for a gala at the upcoming National Assembly.
Date: January 21, 1992
Creator: Rice, Thelma
Item Type: Text
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Vernis Hudgins to Western Area Program Chairpersons - September 4, 1986]

Description: Letter from Vernis Hudgins to program coordinators for chapters of The Links, Inc. located in the western United States. Hudgins is newly appointed to the position of Western Area Program Coordinator and introduces herself. The program coordinators are responsible for presenting information about Links' programming events at the area conference as well as creating a questionnaire for the conference. Hudgins would like everyone to think about possible content for their presentation and questionnaire. Includes a note about a skit that will be performed and a rough draft of a possible questionnaire. Also includes an envelope addressed to "Margaret Winn" of San Antonio, Texas.
Date: September 4, 1986
Creator: Hudgins, Vernis
Item Type: Text
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Letter from Western Area Director Bobbie Whitehead to All Western Area Links - July 1981]

Description: Letter from Bobbie Whitehead to members of The Links, Inc. in the western United States discussing her plans and vision for the Western Area. Whitehead outlines six objectives the area: organizational awareness, membership expansion, program refinement, managing chapter concerns, enhancement of the Link image, and chapter stability.
Date: July 1981
Creator: Whitehead, Bobbie
Item Type: Text
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

The Links, Incorporated, Western Area Historical Facts, 1954-1981

Description: "This booklet is a compilation of the historical facts of the Western Area, The Links, Incorporated. It can serve as a handy reference for members who are interested in the history of the Area." -- p. 1. It contains information about local chapters (including boundaries) and former area directors and officers as well as lists of area programs, committee chairpersons, past area conferences, and members who have previously held national office.
Date: 1981
Creator: Links, Inc. Western Area.
Item Type: Book
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

The Links, Incorporated, Western Area Historical Facts, 1954-1985

Description: "This booklet is a compilation of the historical facts of the Western Area, The Links, Incorporated. It can serve as a handy reference for members who are interested in the history of the Area." -- p. 1. It contains information about local chapters (including boundaries) and former area directors and officers as well as lists of area programs, committee chairpersons, past area conferences, and members who have previously held national office.
Date: 1985
Creator: Links, Inc. Western Area.
Item Type: Book
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio