Girl Reserve conferences, 1938
Scope and Contents
Documents concerning the regional conferences of Girl Reserve secretaries. 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.Girl Reserve secretaries, YWCA of the U.S.A. adult leaders for the Girl Reserve clubs, meet at regional conferences to participate in training sessions, discuss the needs of the young girls, share best practices and methods and make decisions for the future directions of the Girl Reserve programs. Lynchburg, Virginia hosts the conference for African American Girl Reserve secretaries.
Dates of Materials
- Creation: 1938
Language of Materials
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.
172 frames (1 partial reel)
- Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A. G.R. Dept. (Organization)
Genre / Form
- minutes (administrative records)
- programs (documents)
- Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States
- Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
- Lynchburg, Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
- New York, New York, United States
Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository
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