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Labor, circa 1933-1939

 File — Box: 2, Reel: 111, microdex: 2
Labor, circa 1933-1939
Labor, circa 1933-1939

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. assistance to transient and homeless women and unemployment relief. Materials concern issues of homelessness as a result of the economic strain during The Depression and include reports on local association experiences and relief efforts, data from field reports and studies, YWCA policy and programming, and homeless situation faced by various groups served by the YWCA of the U.S.A. and other organizations.

Dates of Materials

  • circa 1933-1939

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.


272 frames (1 partial reel)