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12th Annual Convention of the International Association of Y's Men's Club, August 1934

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12th Annual Convention of the International Association of Y's Men's Club, August 1934
A group portrait of the 12th annual convention of the International Association of Y's Men's Club. The convention was held in Saint Paul Minnesota, August 20-24, 1934. The photograph is a panoramic photograph taken outside. The attendees, both men and women, are either seated on the ground or are standing in loosely held lines. A couple of buildings are seen behind them.
August 1934
Springfield College Archives and Special Collections
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College Archives Digital Collections
Attallah A. Kidess Collection
Young Men's Christian Association of North America
International Association of Y's Men's Clubs
Kidess, Attallah A.
Saint Paul (Minn.)
Group portraits
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The first Y’s Men’s Club was founded by Judge Paul William Alexander in Toledo, Ohio in 1922. It was designed to support the Toledo YMCA. Since the YMCA was usually known as "the Y", and it was designed as a club of "men of and for the Y", it was named the "Y's Men's Club".