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Industrial conferences, circa 1926-1946

 File — Box: 2, Reel: 104, microdex: 6
Industrial conferences, circa 1926-1946
Industrial conferences, circa 1926-1946

Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous industrial conference material in addition to correspondence and reports from the Continental Congress for Workers and Farmers. Industrial conference materials include suggested by-laws for Industrial clubs, bulletins of conference resolutions, summaries of discussion groups and lectures, a work manual for conference secretaries and leaders, and other conference reports and summaries. Conferences address organizational matters, workers rights and treatment, education of workers, discrimination, and labor laws and legislation. The Continental Congress for Workers and Farmers was held in 1933 to discuss the economic situation from the Depression, recovery efforts, and the effect on workers and farmers. The YWCA of the U.S.A. sent Florence Nelson as a representative. Her summary of the conference and correspondence relating to planning her visit can be found on this microdex. 

Dates of Materials

  • circa 1926-1946

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.


86 frames (1 partial reel)