Business, professional, and industrial women, 1941-1951
Scope and Contents
Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. work with employed women. A staff handbook for YWCA staff working with business, professional, and industrial women outlines job duties, describes the mission and purpose of work with employed women, describes activities that may be required, and provides a detailed picture of what is expected as a YWCA employee working with employed women. Other materials include conference planning, project materials and histories of work with employed women.
Dates of Materials
- Creation: 1941-1951
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
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.
138 frames (1 partial reel)
- YWCA of the U.S.A.. Business and Professional Department (Organization)
- YWCA of the U.S.A.. National Employed Women's Coordinating Council (Organization)
- YWCA of the U.S.A.. Industrial Department (Organization)
Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository
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