Skip to main content

New York, 1927-1929

 File — Box: 3, Reel: 197, microdex: 3
New York, 1927-1929
New York, 1927-1929

Scope and Contents

Two studies of the community services in Rochester, New York. The first study, "A Survey of Recreational Facilities in Rochester, New York," is a survey of public, private and industrial recreation facilities in Rochester. The study was conducted at the request of the Council of Social Agencies of Rochester and the report presents the detailed data collected. The second report is section 12 of a survey made by Clara O. Somerville for the YWCA of Rochester. Titled "Rooms Study," this section of the report compiles responses to a questionnaire concerning rooms and houses available, their condition and accessibility. The report presents results collected from housing programs, information concerning general housing problems and results of a study of wards within Rochester. 

Dates of Materials

  • 1927-1929

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.


487  frames (1 partial reel)