Middletown Studies Collection
Found in 33 Collections and/or 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
This collection contains transcripts and other materials related to the Indiana Oral History Project ranging from 1969 to 1981.
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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.
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.
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).
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.
This collection includes unpublished writings ranging from 1922 to 1990 regarding Middletown Studies.
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.
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.
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.