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Documents concerning the assemblies of the Twelfth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. During each convention the business and professional, industrial, and student groups meet to discuss and act on matters of national importance. The main focus of the business and professional and industrial assemblies is on the unemployment situation and wages. Each assembly addresses these issues as it applies to their own members. The student assembly discusses membership, their relationship with the YWCA and other organizations, the role of religion, and the functions of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Student Department.
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To the extent that it owns copyright, the YWCA of the U.S.A. has retained copyright of the records in this group; however, copyright in other items in this collection may be held by their respective creators. For reproductions of materials that are governed by fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. In all other cases, YWCA of the U.S.A. has authorized the Sophia Smith Collection to grant permission to publish reproductions or quotations on its behalf. For materials in the collection not created by YWCA of the U.S.A., researchers are responsible for determining who may hold materials' copyrights and obtaining approval from them if reqired by law. Researchers do not need anything further from Smith College Special Collections to move forward with the use of those materials.
Conventions, twelfth, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.