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Interracial, circa 1936-1948

 File — Box: 2, Reel: 108, microdex: 2
Interracial, circa 1936-1948
Interracial, circa 1936-1948

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. interracial work and the civil rights issues of the United States. National Council of Negro Women materials include a statement of interracial philosophy from the YWCA and conference proceedings from the round-table "Building better race relations;" a report on the second National Negro Congress follows these materials; Next, the National Urban League includes a report on an interview with Ethel Clark; and. Following this are issues of "Occasional Papers", a newsletter concerning race relations. The newsletter includes program materials, suggestions for activities and group discussions, updates on international relations and work, and updates on progress made. Other materials include correspondence with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

Dates of Materials

  • circa 1936-1948

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.


318 frames (1 partial reel)