Girl Reserve conferences, 1940
Scope and Contents
Documents concerning western region Girl Reserve conferences. Girl Reserve, the YWCA club for adolescent girls, is an opportunity for girl to meet and to develop their spiritual, physical and intellectual lives through social activities, camps, leadership training and classes. Regional conferences held each year unite area clubs under a common purpose and aim and provide an opportunity for girls to interact with others from differing clubs and backgrounds and to discuss issues that are affecting them. Discussions and programming concern the development of the girls' social, spiritual, physical and intellectual lives. In addition, conferences seek to develop the girls leadership and sense of citizenship by discussing ways to become involved in social and political issues.
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Conditions Governing Access
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.
434 frames (1 partial reel)
- California, United States
- Christian stewardship
- Colorado, United States
- Congresses and conventions -- Planning
- Leadership in adolescents
- Leadership in women
- Teenage girls -- Religious life
- Teenage girls -- Social conditions
- Teenage girls -- Societies and clubs
- Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A. G.R. Dept.
- Youth movements
- programs (documents)
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