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The Talladega Story: A Study in Community Process


reviewed by Everett C. Hughes - 1955

coverTitle: The Talladega Story: A Study in Community Process
Author(s): Solon T. Kimball, Marion Pearsall
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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"If citizens are given the facts about local problems they will take intelligent action to solve these problems." These words, quoted, headline the report to the community made by the Talladega Community Council when they had completed a survey of local conditions of health in 1952. The report is appended to the book. The text itself tells the story of making the survey. The stated article of faith is the very one that animated the great survey movement. In the nineties, Charles Booth undertook a survey of the Life and Labour of the People of London in order that, having learned more about the condition of the poor, he and other people could improve it. Seebohm Rountree made studies of the chocolate town, York, to determine the "poverty line" below which families should not be allowed to fall. In this country, reformers surveyed Pittsburgh and Springfield, several towns of the anthracite... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 56 Number 6, 1955, p. 351-351
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 4754, Date Accessed: 8/10/2020 2:20:21 AM

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