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Washington, circa 1906-1950

 File — Box: 3, Reel: 219, microdex: 6
Washington, circa 1906-1950
Washington, circa 1906-1950

Scope and Contents

Documents concerning the affiliation, history, program and administration of the YWCA of Seattle, Washington. The administrative and organizational history of the association can be traced through its constitutions, bylaws, association fact sheets and historical notes. In addition, correspondence, reports and administrative records concerning association buildings and finances provide record of the function and operations of the association. Finance documents include description of the relationship of the YWCA of Seattle to the community fund. Following World War II and the end of the Japanese internment, the Council of Social Agencies including the YWCA of Seattle from a Japanese American Service Committee to aid in the reintegration of those people who were removed from their homes and regular lives. The minutes, correspondence and reports of the committee describe the needs of the Japanese Americans, make plans for their work and establish their functions and purpose. Additional documents concerning the YWCA of Seattle include lists of professional and volunteer leaders and reports of studies conducted of the association and the community it serves. 

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.


409  frames (1 partial reel)