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Immigration and foreign communities, circa 1910-1979

 File — Box: 1026, Folder: 1-3
Immigration and foreign communities
Immigration and foreign communities

Scope and Contents

YWCA of the USA's work with immigrant women and their families include offering classes, services, and community relations. Early work centered in international institutes, branches of local associations focused on meeting the needs of the immigrant community. Photographs include images of services and programs, members, buildings, and women demonstrating traditional dress from their home countries.

Dates of Materials

  • circa 1910-1979

Conditions Governing Access

From the Record Group:

This collection is open for use without restriction beyond the standard terms and conditions of Smith College Special Collections.

Language of Materials



Immigration and foreign communities photographs are arranged into the following folders:

  • General
  • International Institutes
  • Repository Details

    Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository

    Neilson Library
    7 Neilson Drive
    Northampton MA 01063