Outside organizations: Youth, 1934-1935
Scope and Contents
Documents concerning the American Youth Congress, an organization to encourage the unity of youth and young adults and a "cooperation center" for organizations serving young people. The YWCA of the U.S.A. and the Business and Professional Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A., as organizations serving youth and young adults, take an interest in and participate in the congress. Through disseminating information and congresses and conventions the American Youth Congress addresses issues faced by youth in the United States and shares statements on their stance on issues affecting youth. Documents include proceedings of congresses and committee meetings, declarations and statements of positions and discussions of problems faced by youth through newsletters and pamphlets.
Dates of Materials
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
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.
126 frames (1 partial reel)
- International relations
- Leadership in adolescents
- Social work with youth
- Young adults -- Employment
- Young adults -- Political activity
- Youth -- Employment
- Youth -- Political activity
- Youth movements
- minutes (administrative records)
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