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Missouri, circa 1921-1950

 File — Box: 3, Reel: 186, microdex: 7
Missouri, circa 1921-1950
Missouri, circa 1921-1950

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the YWCA of Kansas City, Missouri and its Paseo branch. Visitation reports summarize and assess the activities of local associations giving insight into their operations, successes and challenges. In order to help coordinate work with the local YMCA, a plan of cooperation is proposed outlining the cooperative operations between the two organizations. Additional correspondence and reports concerning the YWCA of Kansas City, Missouri includes correspondence with national and local leadership and a report on national and foreign support. To serve its African American girls and women the YWCA of Kansas City, Missouri operates the Paseo Branch. The branch's functions, purpose and relationship to the YWCA are established in its bylaws. Additional materials include pamphlets and correspondence concerning a building campaign and correspondence with local and national leaders. 

Dates of Materials

  • circa 1921-1950

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.


354  frames (1 partial reel)