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Ohio, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box: 3, Reel: 204, microdex: 3
Ohio, circa 1906-1950
Ohio, circa 1906-1950

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the YWCA of Springfield, Ohio and its Clark Street and district branches. The administrative history of the YWCA of Springfield can be tracked through the iterations of constitutions and bylaws in addition to historical notes and association fact sheets. Visitation reports describe and assess the association's program, leadership, activities, facilities and services. Other documents include lists of professional and volunteer leadership, completed finance and residence surveys, correspondence concerning the YMCA and advisory correspondence with regional and national leadership. The Clark Street Branch of the YWCA of Springfield serves its African American women and girls. Correspondence, minutes and reports include discussion of proposed cooperative relationships with the YMCA and the branch's relationship to the central association. The report "The Y.W.C.A. in Ohio Springfield District" explains the district program's relationship to the YWCA of Springfield and summarizes and assesses the work for the rural areas outside of Springfield. 

Dates of Materials

  • circa 1906-1950

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.


511  frames (1 partial reel)