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Industrial conferences, 1916-1947

 File — Box: 2, Reel: 104, microdex: 4
Industrial conferences, 1916-1947
Industrial conferences, 1916-1947

Scope and Contents

Proceedings, minutes, reports, and correspondence concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. Industrial Department national conference for staff working with industrial constituency, a secretaries' seminar and secretaries' conferences. The national conference addresses such matters as recruitment and club involvement, how to beach reach and help industrial girls, various techniques and methods, how industrial work relates to the total YWCA, and resolutions passed. In addition data from a study of industrial work is present for various cities. Minutes and reports for secretaries' conferences and seminars concern recommendations for industrial work, planning and reporting on industrial conferences, the role of religion in industrial work, job analysis for secretary positions, methods for training, method and technique for workers education, social work, and other matters. 

Dates of Materials

  • 1916-1947

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.


374 frames (1 partial reel)