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World War I, circa 1917-1921

 File — Box: 2, Reel: 154, microdex: 1
World War I, circa 1917-1921
World War I, circa 1917-1921

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the war work of the YWCA of the U.S.A. during World War I in Czechoslovakia and France. Narrative reports give summaries of the YWCA of the U.S.A. activities, conditions faced and progress made. In France, YWCA of the U.S.A. war work includes hostess houses, a training school and operating foyers. Other documents include correspondence, bulletins of the American Women's Club in Paris and a pamphlet on the American YWCA in France. 

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: circa 1917-1921

Language of Materials

English; French 

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.


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