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Labor, circa 1928-1945

 File — Box: 2, Reel: 111, microdex: 5
Labor, circa 1928-1945
Labor, circa 1928-1945

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s work with employed women and labor matters. Materials provide data and analysis on working women and wages, discuss social implications of women in the workforce, address matters of married women and working mothers, report on various studies of wages and working women, and provide discussion guides for associations. In addition there are materials regarding women in the work force during World War II, and a pamphlet titled "What about the YWCA and labor" that discusses the YWCA of the U.S.A. in the labor movement.

Dates of Materials

  • circa 1928-1945

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.


416 frames (1 partial reel)