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Reports of studies conducted to investigate and assess the YWCA of Chicago, Illinois programs and services. In order to better understand the communities they serve and to assess the structure and organization of the association as well as its ability to meet the needs of the community careful studies are conducted. "Education Analysis of the Various Departments in the Chicago Metropolitan Association" is a report of a series of discussions concerning the roles and functions of the YWCA of Chicago's departments. In "Housing Study of Chicago's 21st Ward," a summary of the ward's housing history and current services is presented. The conditions for employment and work for women in Chicago's industry is addressed in "Report of Investigation of Chicago, Illinois." The overall program of the YWCA of Chicago is studies and assessed in the program planning study.
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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.
Illinois, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.