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Conventions, twelfth, 1932

 File — Box: 1, Reel: 31, microdex: 8
Conventions, twelfth, 1932
Conventions, twelfth, 1932

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the Twelfth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Minutes and reports of the Convention Committee meetings concern preparation for the convention including selecting program emphasis and speakers; making arrangements; and preparing for convention business. Following these documents is a report on the alternate basis of membership and the constitution. Group meeting materials provide the discussion questions and materials for the convention. Group discussions include a wide range of topics including, the place of the YWCA in the communities, unemployment, family and marriage, race concerns and work with African American women, the role of religion in the YWCA and its work, and work with immigrants. Next, are resolutions and recommendations regarding international interests followed by worship service programs from the convention. 

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: 1932

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.


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