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Public affairs, 1949-1950

 File — Box: 2, Reel: 124, microdex: 8

Scope and Contents

Issues of the "Public Affairs New Service," the bulletin of the public affairs department of the YWCA of the U.S.A. The public affairs program of the YWCA of the U.S.A. disseminates information on topics of national importance often involving social-economic issues, legal and legislative concerns, national and global politics and the role of women. The bulletin provides information on highlighted issues in addition to raising discussion questions and providing discussion guides. The bulletins also address how public affair emphases are chosen and how local associations can participate in the public affairs program. 

Dates of Materials

  • 1949-1950

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.


144 frames (1 partial reel)