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The report "The Y.W.CA. program of recreation and health, studied with reference to problems reflecting the war situation" is submitted by Maxine J. Shurtz to the Graduate Department of Hygiene and Physical Education of Wellesley College. The report analyzes the health and recreation programs of local associations and suggests areas for further developments and study. Following this report, minutes of the Health Education Committee of the Community Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. concern the health education, physical education and recreation programs of the YWCA of the U.S.A. In addition, the committee discusses the development health and physical education policy, plans and develops publicity and education materials and discusses cooperation with other organizations.
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Report on health and recreation programs in the YWCA of the USA and Health Education Committee minutes, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.