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Teenage conferences, 1954-1960

 File — Box: 3, Reel: 249, microdex: 6
Teenage conferences, 1954-1960
Teenage conferences, 1954-1960

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning national and central region Y-Teen conferences. The first and second national Y-Teen conferences bring together Y-Teens and leaders to discuss the role of youth as citizens, learn about the democratic and political process in the United States and build a greater understanding of the YWCA of the U.S.A. as a worldwide movement. Documents for the second national conference include delegate lists, schedules and pre-conference bulletins and letters. The first conference materials only include delegate lists and a conference invitation. Central region conference materials follow the national conference. Regional summer conferences bring together Y-Teens across a region for, learning and fellowship. Winter leadership institutes prepare adult leaders for the upcoming summer conferences and offer sessions addressing youth needs and methods for working with youth. Outlines and reports of the conferences and institutes summarize the content of the sessions in addition to including evaluations of leadership, content and programming. Additional regional conference materials include delegate lists, pre-conference memorandums and bulletins and conference schedules. 

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: 1954-1960

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.


302 frames (1 partial reel)