The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
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
Existing IDs: SC 1123; Tape 618A
Extent: 0.1 c.f. (1 folder) and 1 tape recording
Interviewees: Arthur F. Raper
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights
African Americans--Social conditions
Alexander, Will Winton, 1884-1956
Commission on Interracial Cooperation
Myrdal, Gunnar, 1898-1987
Smith, Lillian Eugenia, 1897-1966