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Interracial, circa 1925-1950

 File — Box: 2, Reel: 109, microdex: 3
Interracial, circa 1925-1950
Interracial, circa 1925-1950

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work with African American women and girls. "Proceedings of the Seminar on Racial and Cultural Contacts" summarizes papers given by various authors regarding the treatment of a variety of ethnic groups and nationalities including, but not limited to, African Americans. A report on a workshop on interracial practices discusses the "One YWCA" concept and programs for interracial practice. Other materials may include discussions of discrimination, examples of program activities, educational materials for promoting race awareness, discussions of prejudice, and more.

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: circa 1925-1950

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.


348 frames (1 partial reel)