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National Student Council of the YMCA and YWCA, 1966-1967

 File — Box: 4, Reel: 303, microdex: 3
National Student Council of the YMCA and YWCA, 1966-1967
National Student Council of the YMCA and YWCA, 1966-1967

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning Spectrum, a project organized by the National Student Councils of YMCA and YWCA to study the role of the YWCA and YMCA in changing communities. The project uses Chicago Illinois to study the role of the YWCA and YMCA in a changing urban environment by placing participants in one of three positions. Community Action Interns live in the community and receive a small living stipend. They observe and participate in community organizations. Career Try-out participants work full time in business, industry, the YWCA or the YMCA to gain work experience and study the role of business in the community. Urban Field Study Aids, collect data and information on the urban community. The reports and information collected by the project inform the upcoming National Student Assembly. Project proposals outline the scope and deliverables from the project. Reports summarize the student experiences and project results. 

Dates of Materials

  • 1966-1967

Language of Materials

English

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.

Extent

131 frames (1 partial reel)