Leadership services, 1952-1955
Scope and Contents
The YWCA School for Professional Workers is a YWCA of the U.S.A. training course for new or early career professional staff to provide training to emerging leaders on the purpose of the YWCA of the U.S.A., the role of the leader and the structure and function of the YWCA of the U.S.A. In addition, the school helps the attendees learn about their role as leaders in the YWCA and in implementing the objectives of the YWCA of the U.S.A. and the World YWCA. Correspondence, packets and workbooks sent to attendees include required readings, discussion questions for reflection and guidelines for preparing for the school. Additional documents include course notes and reports, lists of eligible staff and program descriptions.
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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.
182 frames (1 partial reel)
Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository
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