Materials documenting the student, industrial, and business and professional assemblies at the Tenth National Convention of the Young Women's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Each convention the departments gather to discuss matters unique to their group and of national importance. Industrial, and Business and Professional Assemblies address the progress made in employment for women, the goals for the future status of employed women and cooperation with other organizations. At the Industrial Assembly the delegates discuss cooperation with unions and other labor movement groups, law and legislation concerning employment practices and working conditions, and racism and discrimination in work environments. The Student Assembly discusses the role of religion in the student movement, the purpose statement of local associations and the alternate membership basis for membership.
Congresses and conventions
White collar workers
Discrimination in employment
Leadership in women
Law and legislation
Women labor union members
Women in the labor movement
African American women
Women and religion
1 partial reel
The records are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection with the following accesptions: Portions of the physical papers are stored offsite. To access the microfilm reels and boxes 893-964 and 1061-1132, researchers must give two working days advance notice. Access to audiovisual materials may first require production of research copies.
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Conventions, tenth, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.
Box 1: Series 1; Series 2, Reel 30