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Girl Reserve, 1942-1944

 File — Box: 2, Reel: 93, microdex: 1
Girl Reserve, 1942-1944
Girl Reserve, 1942-1944

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Girl Reserve harvest camps. Harvest Camps were arranged for members of the Girls Reserve to assist with harvesting crops during as way to contribute to the war effort. Materials include brochures, attendance records, registration materials, guidance on administering a harvest camp, news clippings about the camps, camp activities, training, and other materials relating to the functioning of a harvest camp. 

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: 1942-1944

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.


343 frames (1 partial reel)