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Reports submitted to the Seventh National Convention of Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Reports include updates submitted by the city, student, town, county, foreign, finance and treasurer departments as well as special reports regarding migrants, work with younger girls, the health education program, the newly constructed Grace Dodge Hotel and legislative work. In addition, further reporting on a study of the membership basis continued from the Sixth National Convention in 1920 addresses the church membership requirement. During World War I, the YWCA of the U.S.A. saw an increase in participation and funding and the conferences discusses the managing of the expanded organization after those funds begin to decrease.
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Conventions, seventh, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.