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Midwest, United States

Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Conferences: Geneva/Mid-West/Central, circa 1872-1959

 File — Box 1040: Series 1 [Barcode: 310183630387511], Folder: 6-11
Scope and Contents

Photographs from student YWCA conferences in the Central region, often referred to as the Geneva region, roughly covering midwestern states. Many conferences were held at the Lake Geneva camp and conferences grounds and photographs include images of students participating in camp activities such as lakeside recreation, hikes, pageants, and swimming in addition to posed group photographs. Later conferences were often co-ed and included delegates from student YMCA associations.

Dates of Materials: circa 1872-1959

Student conferences , 1961-1968

 File — Box 4: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156007], Reel: 301, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents

Records of the Geneva area conferences of YWCA of the U.S.A. student associations. The regional conference, often held jointly with the area Student YMCA, convenes to unite students under common purpose, strengthen their commitment to the regional and national associations and share resources and learning. Records vary between conference year but may include lists of attendees, evaluation reports, speeches and session notes, pamphlets and brochures, and planning committee minutes. 

Dates of Materials: 1961-1968

Student Geneva region, 1951-1960

 File — Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 310183630156015], Reel: 244, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Documents concerning the student program in the Geneva region (Midwest) of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Regional staff, councils and committees are an intermediary leadership and communication channel between the national organization and local associations. Minutes and reports of the regional council include project updates, conference plans, discussion of regional and local needs and interpretation of the national emphases to the local level. Regional council meetings may include National...
Dates of Materials: 1951-1960