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Conventions, fifth, 1916

 File — Box: 1, Reel: 26, microdex: 8
Conventions, fifth, 1916
Conventions, fifth, 1916

Scope and Contents

Reports, proceedings, and other documents from the Fifth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The convention reports provide updates from each YWCA of the U.S.A. department as well as summarizing the events of the convention. Following the convention report, the "First Report of the Commission on Household Employment," a presentation of a study on household employees, addresses the unique challenges faced by household employees and how YWCA associations can help. Convention addresses include updates on work in China, India, and Japan, a discussion of the value of YWCA individual members and an update from Europe. 

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: 1916

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.


279 frames (1 partial reel)