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Ohio, circa 1923-1950

 File — Box: 3, Reel: 202, microdex: 5
Ohio, circa 1923-1950
Ohio, circa 1923-1950

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the program and administration of the YWCA of Cleveland, Ohio and the Blue Triangle branch. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services. Other documents include correspondence and reports concerning relationships to the YMCA, anniversary programs, industrial and business and professional department reports and advisory correspondence with regional and national leadership. The Blue Triangle Branch of the YWCA of Cleveland serves its African American women and girls. Bylaws establish its purpose, function and relationship to the central association and historical notes and timelines provide an overview of its programs and development. In addition, Blue Triangle Branch documents include correspondence and visitation reports. Documents concerning race relations within the association can be found throughout the materials. 

Dates of Materials

  • circa 1923-1950

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.


446  frames (1 partial reel)