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Industrial, 1943-1950

 File — Box: 2, Reel: 103, microdex: 2
Industrial, 1943-1950
Industrial, 1943-1950

Scope and Contents

YWCA of the U.S.A. Industrial Department regional conference programs and materials for the east central region arranged by year. Conference programs, proceedings, minutes, and other materials discuss the employment issues faced at the time and may include issues of race, religion, nationality, fair wages, employment during World War II, working conditions, job training, education, and other needs. Conference materials also concern the administration, recruiting, programming, and organization matters involved in running a club. These materials may include finance and budget discussion, offerings of leadership training, analysis of club programming, examples of effective recruitment and activities, and discussions of other club activities. 

Dates of Materials

  • 1943-1950

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.


236 frames (1 partial reel)