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Conventions, seventeenth, 1946

 File — Box: 1, Reel: 36, microdex: 8
Conventions, seventeenth, 1946
Conventions, seventeenth, 1946

Scope and Contents

Bulletins and the first half of the recorded proceedings from the Business and Professional Assembly at the Seventeenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Proceedings continue with page 94 on reel 37, microdex 1 of the YWCA of the U.S.A. records. As men are coming back from the war and returning to the work force the professional women discuss job security and the fears of being replaced by men. In addition, international cooperation and race discrimination are discussed throughout. 

Dates of Materials

  • 1946

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.


114 frames (1 partial reel)