Community Division, 1919-1950
Scope and Contents
Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. Community Division. The Community Division's purpose is to provide direct services to local associations and aid in communication between local associations and the national organization, as well as to other organizations. Materials concern the formation and organization of metropolitan and small associations. Descriptions of organizational structure are provided as well and overviews of how the associations relate to other parts of the YWCA of the U.S.A. In addition, program guides are provided to give expectations of programming for they types of women served.
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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.
238 frames (1 partial reel)
- African American women -- Societies and clubs
- Clubs -- Administration
- Clubs -- Recruiting
- Leadership in women
- Management -- Employee participation
- Married women
- Nonprofit organizations -- Finance
- Nonprofit organizations -- Management
- Urban women
- Women -- Employment
- Women -- Societies and clubs
- organizational charts
Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository
7 Neilson Drive
Northampton MA 01063