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New York, 1938-1940

 File — Box: 3, Reel: 193, microdex: 5
New York, 1938-1940
New York, 1938-1940

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the YWCA of Buffalo, New York's relationship with unions. The association, having a strong industrial program and working with a community of members that are involved in labor issues has occasion to interact with unions, including as in concerns their own staff. Many of the documents concern ongoing negotiations with a local teacher's union. Correspondence with local, national and union leaders follow the negotiations and demonstrate the complicated relationship between the three parties. Reports and notes provide background information on the situation and comment on how the interested parties handled the situation. 

Dates of Materials

  • Creation: 1938-1940

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.


548  frames (1 partial reel)