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Teenage conferences, 1961-1969

 File — Box: 4, Reel: 320, microdex: 7
Teenage conferences, 1961-1969
Teenage conferences, 1961-1969

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning Y-Teen area summer conferences, adult leadership of Y-Teens, eastern area seminars, and Y-Teen work camp projects with the U.S. Forest Service. Notes and reports document the planning and program of area Y-Teen conferences for the Western region of the YWCA of the U.S.A. in 1961 and 1962. Following these documents are correspondence and reports concerning program planning and resources for all area Y-Teen summer conferences 1961-1969. Y-Teen adult leadership materials include leadership handbooks and an essay on adult leaders of Y-Teens. Y-Teen Eastern seminars empower youth to identify and address important issues in their own communities. Reports, memorandums, lists of participants and notes document the seminars' planning, program and impact. Y-Teen summer work camp projects partner with the U.S. Forest Service to provide participants opportunity to contribute to a meaningful project in an outdoor setting. Planning documents, and reports of the 1966 Teton National Forest project describe and assess the program's aims and functions. Planning documents for 1967 and 1968 explore how to best work with the Forest Service and organize future work camps. 

Dates of Materials

  • 1961-1969

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.


270 frames (1 partial reel)