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Tennessee, circa 1918-1950

 File — Box: 3, Reel: 215, microdex: 1
Tennessee, circa 1918-1950
Tennessee, circa 1918-1950

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning affiliated and developing YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Tennessee. Documents are arranged alphabetically by town beginning with Nashville and ending with Roan-Anderson County. Documents concerning the YWCA of Nashville and its Blue Triangle branch are continued from reel 214, microdex 8 and include lists of staff and volunteer leaders, "A Brief History of Social Planning in Nashville, Tennessee," visitation reports, the report of the association's standards study and advisory correspondence with regional and national leadership. Race relations in the association and the community are discussed in reports and correspondence as well as in documents concerning the Blue Triangle Branch of the YWCA of Nashville, Nashville's branch for African American women and girls. Documents for communities interested in developing associations include letters of inquiry, reports and assessments of organizing committees and in progress associations and assessments of any ongoing work, including YMCA programs for women. 

Dates of Materials

  • circa 1918-1950

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.


539  frames (1 partial reel)