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Documents concerning YWCA Business and Industrial area summer conferences for the west central and Asilomar (western) areas of the YWCA of the U.S.A. West central conferences are held at Camp Brewster in Omaha, Nebraska and Western conferences at Asilomar Conference grounds and other western locations. Conference bulletins, proceedings, and reports document conference business sessions, workshops and lectures. In addition to conference sessions, participants participate in recreational activities, and committees meetings. Bulletins and reports provide an overview of conference proceedings and summarize talks, workshops, and meetings. In addition reports may assess and report on the overall successes or challenges of the conferences.
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Business and Industrial women, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.