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Housing, 1920-1950

 File — Box: 2, Reel: 98, microdex: 7
Housing, 1920-1950
Housing, 1920-1950

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning housing and the YWCA of the U.S.A. including room registry programs, a YWCA panel, studies, and additional program materials. Room registry materials outline the YWCA standards for rooming and provide a detailed list of ways specific YWCA associations are meeting housing needs. In addition, there are suggestions and best practices for maintaining a room registry. Studies look at the housing situation in various communities, provide data gathered and analyze the results. 

Dates of Materials

  • 1920-1950

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.


340 frames (1 partial reel)