Michigan, circa 1908-1950
Scope and Contents
Documents concerning YWCA of the U.S.A. work in Michigan. The First Southern Michigan District YWCA is a central organization serving the communities too small to support their own YWCA of hte USA association. Reports, correspondence and administrative records document its origins, organization and eventual disaffiliation and include records of the Hillsdale County YWCA. The YWCA of Flint, Michigan include an international institute to serve its immigrant members and their families. Similar to other YWCA of the U.S.A. international institutes the Flint, Michigan institutes decides to separate from the YWCA and become an independent organization. Other documents concerning the YWCA of Flint include visitation reports, association fact sheets and historical notes, community studies, lists of professional and volunteer leaders and a completed residence survey. Following these documents is a community study of the participation in organizations in Fowlerville, Michigan.
Dates of Materials
- Creation: circa 1908-1950
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
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.
498 frames (1 partial reel)
Genre / Form
- administrative records
- bylaws (administrative records)
- lists (document genres)
- Flint, Genesee, Michigan, United States
- Fowlerville, Livingston, Michigan, United States
- Hillsdale, Michigan, United States
- Michigan, United States
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