Middletown Studies Collection
Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:
Black Middletown project records
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.
Black Muncie History Project records
This collection includes records, research files, audio recordings and interview transcripts from Hurley Goodall in Muncie, IN ranging from 1924 to 1978 regarding black history in Muncie, IN.
Bureau of Business Research reports
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.
C. Warren Vander Hill project files and papers
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.
Changing Gears: End of an Era documentary film records
This collection includes project documentation and digital files from the Changing Gears: End of an Era documentary film regarding the closing of the Warner Gear plant in 2009.
Clark Wissler papers
This collection consists of correspondence, publications, manuscripts, project files, research notes, a Michigan navigability study, and other records ranging from 1897 to 1979 documenting the life and career of prominent American anthropologist Clark Wissler.
Clay Adra Ball papers
Documenting Deindustrialization in Middletown: A Photographic Essay
First Measured Century oral history transcripts
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.
Hugh J. Kirchner papers
This collection includes thirteen daybooks (1923-1937), four daily report binders (1936-1940), one cashbook (1923-1932), and one checkbook with stubs (1933-1936). The daybooks include hour by hour accounts of Kirchner’s activities beginning with his time in Lima and Bellevue, Ohio, 1920s and early 1930s and ending with his time in Muncie (after 1937).
Hurley C. Goodall papers
This collection includes addresses, correspondence, manuscripts, reports, research files and papers, scrapbooks, photographs and other material created, collected or compiled by Hurley C. Goodall in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1900 to 2005 regarding his service on the Muncie Fire Department, Muncie Community Schools Board of Education, and Indiana General Assembly, as well as, his research on the history of the African American community in Muncie, Indiana.
Indiana Oral History Project transcripts and indexes
This collection contains transcripts and other materials related to the Indiana Oral History Project ranging from 1969 to 1981.
Interview with Howard Bahr Middletown revisited video recording
aired on Ball State Today?
J. H. Wysor Estate, Inc. records
This collection includes treasurer`s reports, minutes, account books, daybooks, receipts, account files, legal documents, newspaper clippings, photographs, and drawing plans from J. H. Wysor Estate Inc. in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1905 to 1972 regarding the company and its activities.
Lynd correspondence and papers
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.
Lynn Perrigo papers
This collection contains documents written by and by Lynn Perrigo and his critique of Middletown from 1921 to 1992.
Middletown Area Study surveys
The collection consists of the question banks and codebooks for the project from 1978-2004. Online access to the data is available online via the Association of Religion Data Archives (ARDA).
Middletown articles and writings
This collection contains articles and reviews from several authors around the country ranging from 1929 to the present regarding the various Middletown Studies.
Middletown era magazines
This collection contains magazines published in the United States between 1900 and 1941 and includes an issue of LIFE magazine from 1937 containing a photograph essay by Margaret Bourke-White proclaiming Muncie, Indiana to be the "Great U.S. 'Middletown'." These magazines are representative of the kinds of magazines that would have been read by many Americans during the era of the first two Middletown Studies.
Middletown Exhibit photographs
Middletown III papers
This collection contains papers from the 1978 American Sociological Association Meetings in San Francisco that deal with the Middletown III project.
Middletown III project records
Middletown III u-matic tapes
Middletown Studies bibliographies
This collection contains documents used to compile a comprehensive bibliography of publications related to the Middletown studies from 1929 to 1990.
Middletown Studies Collection unpublished writings
This collection includes unpublished writings ranging from 1922 to 1990 regarding Middletown Studies.
Middletown Studies newspaper clippings
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.
Middletown Studies student papers
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.
My Grandfather's Middletown slide presentation
This collection includes audio recordings, film records, slides, video recordings and project records from the Center for Middletown Studies in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1982 to 1986 regarding the "My Grandfather's Middletown" project.