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Conventions, fourteenth, 1936

 File — Box: 1, Reel: 33, microdex: 3
Conventions, fourteenth, 1936
Conventions, fourteenth, 1936

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the assemblies of the Thirteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. During each convention the business and professional, industrial, and student assemblies meet to discuss and act on matters of national importance unique to their divisions. The business and professional and the industrial assemblies discuss their relationships to the labor movement as a whole, issues of racism and discrimination within the divisions and in employment and increasing representation and participation in YWCA of the U.S.A. activities. Industrial assembly includes a study on fascism and further discusses civil liberties as it relates to the labor movement. At the student assembly discussions concern the national student movements and the student associations' relationships with other youth movements. 

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: 1936

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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