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Girl Reserve, 1913-1945

 File — Box: 2, Reel: 93, microdex: 6
Girl Reserve, 1913-1945
Girl Reserve, 1913-1945

Scope and Contents

YWCA of the U.S.A. Girl Reserve pamphlets arranged alphabetically by title. Pamphlets include activity guides, exercises, health records, camp songs, guides for employed girls, book recommendations, development charts, guide for charitable work, how to contribute to the war effort, girls work, Girl Reserve guidebooks, leadership guidebooks, high school work, religious materials, social commentaries, work with girls on the Mexican border, and other training and program materials. 

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: 1913-1945

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.


174  frames (1 partial reel)