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Official report of the twenty third National Convention of the YWCA of the U.S.A. Every three years delegates representing local associations convene to unite under a common aim, adopt emphases for the coming triennium, adopt resolutions, elect leaders, and discuss topics of national importance. The report summarizes general convention sessions including actions, reports from divisions and groups and business sessions. Speeches from principal guests are not included in the report but can be found summarized in the June, 1964 issue of "YWCA Magazine" and the report's forward further explains what is and isn't included in the convention report. For a complete record of the convention please see the stenotype proceedings located on microdex five through seven of reel 286 of the YWCA of the U.S.A. records.
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Convention, 1964, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.