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Guide to the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) of Los Angeles Collection, 1894-1982
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Description
The Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) of Los Angeles was established in 1893 to promote the physical, social, spiritual, and educational well-being of young women. The collection documents the establishment, evolution, and achievements of the YWCA of Los Angeles.
Background
The YWCA of Los Angeles was established in 1893 when Miss Emma Reeder came from San Francisco expressly to organize a local branch. Incorporated the following year, the Los Angeles chapter served to promote the physical, social, spiritual, and educational well-being of young women. In its first year of operation, the YWCA increased its membership from nine to over 360 members.
Extent
37.02 linear feet
Restrictions
Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
The collection is open for research use.