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National Board, 1951-1959

 File — Box: 3, Reel: 236, microdex: 7
National Board, 1951-1959
National Board, 1951-1959

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning National YWCA Week. Each year the YWCA of the U.S.A. and its local associations celebrate National YWCA Week to celebrate the work of the YWCA of the U.S.A., rededicate the associations and members to the ideals of the national organization and host special programs to share the work of the YWCA of the U.S.A. with the public. The Public Information Department of the YWCA of the U.S.A. circulates programming suggestions, sample press releases, sample radio and television spot scripts, and suggested publicity plans. In addition, they conduct a survey of YWCA of the U.S.A. members and compile and share the results. 

Dates of Materials

  • 1951-1959

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.


235 frames (1 partial reel)