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Eighth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America call to convention and bulletins. Bulletins distributed prior to the start of the convention provide delegates with background information necessary to prepare for the discussions and business of the convention. Major discussion topics include citizenship and legislation, international aspects of the convention and reports on YWCA work in other countries, financing associations and the membership basis. Daily bulletins are distributed to convention attendees to provide the daily program, disburse announcements, and note special gatherings.
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Conventions, eighth, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.