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Germany, 1951-1960

 File — Box: 3, Reel: 231, microdex: 6
Germany, 1951-1960
Germany, 1951-1960

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. activity in Germany. Correspondence concerning Fay Allen and Sue Stille, two secretaries working in Germany after World War II include the administrative aspects of their positions in addition to the work they are carrying out. In addition to sending representatives to work in Germany, the YWCA of the U.S.A. invites trainees to the United States and assists German women visiting the United States with an interest in or connection to the YWCA. Reports from visitors summarize their experiences and assess their training. Correspondence concerns travel arrangements, connections and trip planning. Other documents include visitation reports, program descriptions and a description of the relationship between the YWCA of the U.S.A. and the YWCA of Germany. 

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: 1951-1960

Language of Materials

English; German

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.


283 frames (1 partial reel)