Robert Ezra Park papers Supplement 3, 1923-1942

Park, Robert Ezra, 1864-1944


4.5 linear ft. (9 boxes).
Arranged in seven series.
Additional materials were received after the initial collection was processed -- Contains general and professional correspondence (1923-1941) regarding issues pertaining to Asian Americans on the Pacific coast of the U.S., such as housing problems, the establishment of religious structures and issues pertaining to Japanese immigrating to Canada. Also includes correspondence between Dr. Charles S. Johnson and Edwin R. Embree of the Julius Rosenwald Fund pertaining to social and religious surveys and studies. The bulk of the collection consists of documents of a study (ca. 1936-1937) of the racial, social, and economic conditions in the greater Cheatham County area of Middle Tennessee. Documents consist mainly of interviews of individuals who lived in areas such as Cheatham County, Dickson County, Humphreys County, and an area known as "Montgomery Country." There are a few interviews with former slaves living in Bedford and Robertson Counties in Middle Tennessee.
Sociologist and professor at Fisk University.
The material described in this catalog record is located in the collections of Fisk University, Nashville, Tenn.
Collection open for research.
Finding aid is available.

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