Public affairs, 1951-1960
Scope and Contents
YWCA of the U.S.A. public affairs newsletters. Public affairs programs in the YWCA of the U.S.A. educate members on important national and international social, economic, political and health issues and call for support and action in activity that affects the mission of the organization. Newsletters highlight current public affairs issues providing context, background and actions needed. In addition, the newsletters clarify the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s position on certain issues or recommendations concerning public policy and legislation. Some newsletters are followed by supporting materials such as pamphlets, program materials or summaries of public affairs issues.
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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.
409 frames (1 partial reel)
Part of the Sophia Smith Collection of Women's History Repository
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