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Black Middletown project records

 Collection
Identifier: MSC-002
Scope and Contents This collection contains completed survey forms and survey processing records (codebooks, cross tabulations, and frequency tables); correspondence, grant proposals, and other administrative and project planning records; newspaper clippings, research articles, and other reference material; and oral history interview audio recordings and transcripts from the Black Middletown research project ranging from 1968 to 1986.
Dates: 1968 - 1986

Bureau of Business Research reports

 Collection
Identifier: MSC-011
Scope and Contents This collection includes reports written by Joseph D. Brown and published by the Bureau of Business Research at Ball State University ranging from 1973 to 1974. The subject of the reports is the economic status of Muncie, Indiana.
Dates: 1973 - 1974

C. Warren Vander Hill project files and papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSC-015
Scope and Contents This collection includes papers and project files collected by C. Warren Vander Hill regarding Middletown Studies and the Middletown Film project in Muncie, Indiana from 1959 to 1990.
Dates: 1924 - 1999

First Measured Century oral history transcripts

 Collection
Identifier: MSC-010
Scope and Contents This collection includes transcripts of oral history interviews conducted by New River Media as part of the documentary The First Measured Century. The interviews discuss the significance of the Middletown Studies.
Dates: 2000

Indiana Oral History Project transcripts and indexes

 Collection
Identifier: MSC-008
Scope and Contents This collection contains transcripts and other materials related to the Indiana Oral History Project ranging from 1969 to 1981.
Dates: 1969 - 1980

Lynd correspondence and papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSC-013
Scope and Contents This collection includes copies letters and other documents related to Helen and Robert Lynd and their study of Muncie, Indiana as Middletown in the 1920s. Many of the documents are copied from the Helen Lynd Papers in the Sarah Lawrence College Archives and the John D. Rockefeller Archive.
Dates: 1922 - 1982

Lynn Perrigo papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSC-018
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents written by and by Lynn Perrigo and his critique of Middletown from 1921 to 1992.
Dates: 1921 - 1992

Middletown articles and writings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSC-004
Scope and Contents This collection contains articles and reviews from several authors around the country ranging from 1929 to the present regarding the various Middletown Studies.
Dates: 1929 - 2016

Middletown III papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSC-022
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers from the 1978 American Sociological Association Meetings in San Francisco that deal with the Middletown III project.
Dates: 1978

Middletown Studies bibliographies

 Collection
Identifier: MSC-005
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents used to compile a comprehensive bibliography of publications related to the Middletown studies from 1929 to 1990.
Dates: 1929 - 1990

Middletown Studies newspaper clippings

 Collection
Identifier: MSC-009
Scope and Contents This collection includes newspaper clippings from local, national, and international newspapers covering the original Middletown publications in the 1920s and 1930s and the subsequent research projects from the 1970s-1990s. The collection is organized by publication. Box 2 includes copies of the same publications.
Dates: 1920-1991

Middletown Studies student papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSC-006
Scope and Contents This collection includes papers, theses, and dissertations from students at various Universities throughout the USA regarding the Middletown studies and Muncie, Indiana. The publication dates range from 1938 to 1989.
Dates: 1938 - 1989

Steve Talley, Documenting Deindustrialization in Middletown: A Photographic Essay

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: P-041
Scope and Contents This collection contains a 2006 photographic essay by Steve Talley titled "Documenting Deindustrialization in Middletown: A Photographic Essay." The essay documents the changing post-industrial landscape in Muncie, including photographs of abandoned factories and plants. Also includes photographs of BorgWarner (which was still in business at the time), Ball State University, the Ball family homes, the Muncie Mall, Ball Memorial Hospital, and other various businesses and homes in the Muncie...
Dates: 2006

The Other Side of Middletown project files and recordings

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-254
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the original taped interviews, notes, and tape logs from the oral history interviews conducted by Ball State University students. These are organized in order by the sections discussed in the book, "Getting A Living", "Making a Home", "Training the Young", "Using Leisure", "Engaging in Religious Practice", and "Engaging in Community Activities". Scrapbooks and scans of the scrapbooks documenting the project and public presentations are also included.R 254...
Dates: 2003-2004

Working in Middletown oral history transcripts

 Collection
Identifier: MSC-007
Scope and Contents This collection includes oral history transcripts of residents in Muncie, Indiana from 1974 to 1976. The collection also includes other supporting research materials. The interviewees are anonymous.
Dates: 1974-1975

You are Here: Finding Yourself in Middletown (An Anthology)

 Collection
Identifier: MSC-021
Scope and Contents An anthology of 16 linked, researched stories about Middletown, Indiana, a fictional town created by the students in Professor Cathy Day's Spring 2015 ENG 444 Senior Seminar course, "Research and Fiction." This course is the capstone project in the Department of English and is comprised of students from all concentrations (Creative Writing, Literature, English Studies, Rhetoric & Writing, and English Education). The stories in this anthology were inspired by original historical...
Dates: Spring 2015

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