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Conventions, eleventh, 1930

 File — Box: 1, Reel: 30, microdex: 8
Conventions, eleventh, 1930
Conventions, eleventh, 1930

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the business and professional, industrial and student assemblies at the Eleventh National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Assemblies meet in during conventions to united under a common purpose and to conduct national business unique to their group. All of the assemblies discuss cooperation with each other and how they can enhance each other's work. The Business and Professional and Industrial Assemblies both discuss issues of unemployment, wages, and the economic conditions faced by workers. In addition to this, the Business and Professional Assembly discusses their purpose and aims and use of leisure time among professional workers while Industrial adds a focus on household employees and the women working in the textile industry. At the Student assembly past programs and goals are evaluated. Other documents include a pageant titled "The Arch of Years."

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: 1930

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.


670 frames (1 partial reel)