Documents concerning the affiliation, history and program of the YWCA of the U.S.A. associations in Green Bay and Dodge County, Wisconsin and an excerpt from a report concerning the community of Edgerton. The YWCA of Dodge County, formerly the YWCA of Beaver Dam, is a county association supporting associations that are otherwise able to support full associations. Administrative records, correspondence and report include program descriptions, assessments of the association's performance and record of their eventual discontinuance in 1923. The administrative and organizational history of the YWCA of Green Bay are documented in their constitutions, bylaws, fact sheets and historical notes. In addition, building and finance materials document the operational and administrative aspects of those functions. Visitation reports from field secretaries describe and assess the association's programs, activities and overall performance. Additional documents include lists of staff and volunteer leaders, program reports, correspondence concerning relationships with the YMCA and advisory correspondence with regional and national leadership.
Leadership in women
Societies and clubs
Young Men's Christian associations
Young Women's Christian associations
1 partial reel
The records are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection with the following accesptions: Portions of the physical papers are stored offsite. To access the microfilm reels and boxes 893-964 and 1061-1132, researchers must give two working days advance notice. Access to audiovisual materials may first require production of research copies.
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.
Wisconsin, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.
Box 3: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3, Reel 221