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The Young Women's Christian Association of Silicon Valley (YWCA) was established in 1905 to provide fellowship, mutual aid, and spiritual and professional guidance to young working women. The YWCA pioneered services to poor and working women in the valley, valley and continues to offer an array of educational resources and programs designed to improve the community. The records included in this collection, range from 1905 to 2005 and include budgets, clippings, correspondence, financial statements, minutes, memoranda, photographs, printed material, registries, reports, scrapbooks, slides, and videos.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Young Women’s Christian Association (Association: San Jose, Calif.) – History
Young Women’s Christian Association of the U.S.A. – History
Women – California – Santa Clara County – History
Santa Clara County (Calif.) - History

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