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Workbook, program, and call to the Nineteenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Workbooks are distributed prior to convention to prepare delegates for sessions by providing updates and background information. It contains the National Board's report of the previous triennial and discusses the relationship between the national and local associations. At the previous convention, a new constitution and standards of affiliation of discussed and adopted. The basic standards are outlined here in a workbook that includes a sample constitution for a local association and worksheets to be filled in by associations evaluating their status and compliance. The "YWCA Fact Book" contains graphics and charts representing YWCA work, demographics and statistics providing an overview of the programs and populations served.
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Conventions, nineteenth, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.