Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: SM-004-001-1-1-United States-DPLS-1965

Subject Area: Minorities and Race Relations

Bibliographic Citation: Dynamics of idealism: volunteers for civil rights, 1965.  [machine-readable data file] / Aiken, Michael T.  [principal investigator(s)] / Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin. Data and Program Library Service  [distributor].

Number of Files Received: 21

Comments: SM-004-002-1-2 (wave 1 & 2) is public use version of this study. Original analysis decks (P.I.'s created variables) not included in public use version (Decks 60+ and "scope decks.")

Access Status: Unrestricted access.

Documentation: Multiple volumes (shared with others in the series). 2/2016 Hard copy codebooks for decks 1-7, decks 10-19, decks 60-62 and decks 70-72 were scanned and OCRed using CDE copier. They are saved as pdf files.

Abstract: The data file contains information on the volunteer's background, status and parental relations, attitudes toward racial and political issues, commitment to social change, prior experience with Negroes and activism, concerns, images of the white South, expectations of the Black Community, characterization of black supporters, social relationship with Blacks, interracial contacts, estimates of project and personal success, perceived changes (in the South, the movement, ideology, political views, personal life and career aspirations).

Media/File Reports:

7002 (CD-ROM)
7124 (CD-ROM)
7125 (CD-ROM)
7400 (CD-Rom)
7401 (CD-Rom)
9002 (USB Flask Drive)
9003 (USB Flask Drive)
9004 (SSCC network drive)