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World War I: Housing and recreation, New York, circa 1914-1920

 File — Box: 1037, Folder: 12-15
World War I: Housing and recreation, New York
World War I: Housing and recreation, New York

Scope and Contents

Photographs of YWCA of the USA housing and recreation programs for women war workers in New York including cafeterias, leisure activities, a club for nurses, social events, and a separate club for African American war workers and military.

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: circa 1914-1920

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



New York war work housing and recreation photographs are arranged as follows:

  • Industrial club house and cafeteria, Bush Terminal, Brooklyn
  • Recreation for nurses, New York City and Camp Mills
  • Central Branch and West Side Branch, New York City
  • War service and recreation center for African American women, 127 West 136th St.
  • Repository Details

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

    Neilson Library
    7 Neilson Drive
    Northampton MA 01063