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Conferences, circa 1961-1971

 File — Box: 4, Reel: 285, microdex: 4
Conferences, circa 1961-1971
Conferences, circa 1961-1971

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning regional YWCA of the U.S.A. all-staff meetings and roundtables as well as the 1970 White House Conference on Children and Youth. YWCA of the U.S.A. staff meet at state-wide or regional meetings and roundtables to discuss program needs, administration and leadership skills. These meetings are an opportunity to meet other leaders from local associations develop new skills and make sure local associations are working towards the common goals of the region and national organization. Documents include a standard reporting form sent to central records that outline the meetings as well as planning documents, proceedings and reports. In 1970, the White House Conference on Children and Youth takes a youth centered approach to meeting the changing needs of youth and working towards a process of youth involvement with adult leadership. Conference description notes that youth take a central and active role in the conference from planning to participation and after conference action. Included are memos to conference attendees and conference descriptions and a press release. 

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: circa 1961-1971

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.


363 frames (1 partial reel)