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Proceedings of the National Student Conference, the first national joint conference of the student divisions of the YMCA and the YWCA of the U.S.A. The conference is organized in response to the growing desire from students members for cooperation between the two movements and provides an opportunity for students to discuss national and international issues with other students from around the nation. Speakers and discussions address such topics as the role of religion and the student Christian movement in addressing social and political issues, the role of religion to students and campus life and teachings from the life of Jesus and the Bible.
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National Student Conference proceedings, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.