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Business and professional women, circa 1923-1949

 File — Box: 1, Reel: 22, microdex: 2
Business and professional women, circa 1923-1949
Business and professional women, circa 1923-1949

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Business and Professional Women Department. A cooperative program with the Jewish Welfare Board concerns the problems faced by married women in the workforce. Following this material are various reports analyzing the program and mission of the department's work with employed woman including work with the rising white collar worker. Other materials include program guides and ideas, pamphlets and other planning materials. In addition, documents include bulletins concerning the international celebration of YWCA Business and Professional Departments, the World Wide Observance.

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: circa 1923-1949

Language of Materials


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.

However, by agreement with the YWCA of the U.S.A., microdexes known to contain financial records or personal health information (usually on job applications) were not digitized and/or not published in our online repository as part of the CLIR Digitizing Hidden Collections grant. These microdexes may still be accessed on the original microfilm, and digital files may be made available to individual researchers upon request.


519 frames (1 partial reel)