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China: Industrial, circa 1907-1941

 File — Box: 1005, Folder: 8

Scope and Contents

Photographs of the industrial program of young women's Christian associations in China. The industrial programs offer classes, recreation and social opportunities for women employed in idustries such as textiles and tabacco. For unemployed women, industrial centers are a place to develop skills and interact with others in similar situations and in rural areas, the industrial programs help groups of women establish cooperative cotton and wool productions. The photographs include women at work, groups of industrial YWCA members and an unidentified labor parade. Also included are two images of labor posters.

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: circa 1907-1941

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