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Employed women: Business Office Culture Project, 1968-1970

 File — Box: 1024, Folder: 4-5
Employed women: Business Office Culture Project
Employed women: Business Office Culture Project

Scope and Contents

The Business Office Culture Project was a special project of the National Board of the YWCA of the USA in cooperation with the United States Department of Labor to provide women age 17-25 with training in office skills and culture to increase their confidence and employability. Classes included training in speech, poise, typing, math, mimeograph, punch cards, and job interviews. Participating clubs were located in Dallas, Texas, Mt. Vernon, New York, St. Louis, Missouri, Tacoma, Washington, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: 1968-1970

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



Business Office Culture Project photographs are arranged into the following folders:

  • Dallas, Mt. Vernon, St. Louis, Tacoma
  • Philadelphia, Pittsburgh
  • Repository Details

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

    Neilson Library
    7 Neilson Drive
    Northampton MA 01063