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Raper, Arthur Franklin. Interview

Repository: Wisconsin Historical Society. Library-Archives

Collection Description (Extant): Recorded interview and transcription, April 23, 1971, by historian Morton Sosna with Arthur F. Raper, sociologist and student of American race relations. The interview concerns Raper's racial views, research on lynching, experiences while research secretary of the Commission on Interracial Cooperation (1930's-1950's), work with Gunnar Myrdal, and his relationship with prominent white Southern liberals such as Lillian Smith, Will Alexander, and Howard W. Odum.

Access Copy Note: A listening copy exists for this recording.

Collection URL: http://arcat.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=1002 External Link

Date(s): 1971

Existing IDs: SC 1123; Tape 618A

Extent: 0.1 c.f. (1 folder) and 1 tape recording

Language: English

Interviewees: Arthur F. Raper

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

African Americans--Social conditions
Alexander, Will Winton, 1884-1956
Commission on Interracial Cooperation
Lynching
Myrdal, Gunnar, 1898-1987
Race relations
Smith, Lillian Eugenia, 1897-1966
Sociologists

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings
Transcripts

 

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