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Teenage conferences, 1952-1960

 File — Box: 3, Reel: 249, microdex: 9
Teenage conferences, 1952-1960
Teenage conferences, 1952-1960

Scope and Contents

Southern region area Y-Teen conference and leadership institute documents concerning conference planning, preparations, programs and evaluations. Regional summer conferences bring together Y-Teens across a region for learning and fellowship. Southern region conferences a broken into smaller area conferences and conference reports evaluate all area conferences. Outlines and notes from the conferences and institutes summarize the content of the sessions in addition to including evaluations of leadership, content and programming. Additional materials include delegate lists, pre-conference memorandums and bulletins, programs, pre-conference workbooks and conference schedules. Prior to 1953, the Texas Y-Teen conference was not integrated. Following a vote at the 1952 Texas state conference future conferences are inclusive and future reports track or report on African American attendance. 

Dates of Materials

  • 1952-1960

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.


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