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Georgia, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box: 2, Reel: 170, microdex: 2
Georgia, circa 1906-1950
Georgia, circa 1906-1950

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. associations and interest in marietta, Rome, Savannah, Thomasville and Valdosta, Georgia. Requests and inquiries into organizing associations in Rome and Thomasville are described in correspondence and reports. Secretaries from the YWCA of the U.S.A. assess the readiness of the community and provide guidance to the organizing leaders in the community on how best to proceed towards a successful association. Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Marietta, Savannah and Valdosta include visitation reports, governing documents such as constitutions and bylaws and applications for affiliation with the YWCA of the U.S.A. In Savannah, the African American women of the community are interested in establishing a branch YWCA of Savannah for service to the African American women of the community. Correspondence and reports describe their efforts and challenges to organizing an official branch. 

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: circa 1906-1950

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.


407 frames (1 partial reel)