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Field studies in the modern culture of the South records, 1945-1957.

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Creator: Institute for Research in Social Science at the University of North Carolina.
Collection number: 4214
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Abstract: Field notes and related items produced between 1945 and 1957 by researchers in a project sponsored by the Institute for Research in Social Science at the University of North Carolina. The notes were made during anthropological field work among residents of Avery County, N.C.; Brewton, Selma, and Camden, Ala.; and York County, S.C. Areas explored included technology, housing, food, labor, religion, community structure, and folklore.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: Includes research notes from Hylan Lewis, a young African American sociologist who studied African American residents of Kent, South Carolina as part of a larger research project (See Box 6).

There is also a copy of Lewis published research, entitled Blackways of Kent. (See the volume in Series 3).

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