Stenotype proceedings for the Twenty-first National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. The detailed proceedings taken by a stenographer follow the general convention sessions from opening remarks to final adjournment. The YWCA of the U.S.A. in 1958 is focusing on strengthening community work and local associations and using those strengths to serve women of the world as part of the international movement. In addition, addresses and discussions concern the social, political, economic, and technological implications of living in the space and nuclear ages. Reports and presentations are given by YWCA departments, committees, and special interest groups. Resolutions and actions regarding public affairs, program emphases and organizational structure are adopted following the YWCA of the U.S.A.'s parliamentary process.
Employee fringe benefits
Moral and ethical aspects
Astronautics and civilization
Leadership in women
Women college students
1 partial reel
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Conventions, twenty-first, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.
Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel 41