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1953

Halpern, Joel Martin

Letter from Joel M. Halpern to Nettie and Carl Halpern

Serbia - These notes are not complete. Pages 1 and 2 are missing from this letter and the remaining pages are not dated. The notes begin on page 3 with a description of projects for bringing electricity to the villages. This is also tied to the notes discussing industrialization of the Yugoslav society.

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1953

Halpern, Joel Martin

Serbia field notes

Serbia - Two pages describing the information Joel Halpern was investigating in multiple villages in Serbia in 1953. The first page is a letter in which Joel describes where he would like village outlines from and what type of training the people collecting the data need. The second page is the outline of what information is needed from each village, including a map, the local g... more

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1953

Halpern, Joel Martin

Serbia field notes

Serbia - This is a fragment. It is a single page of notes with the number "3" and no other indication of where it would fit with Halpern's field notes. The notes discuss travel through alpine villages in Slovenia, including descriptions of a water mill and a potter's shop. These notes also described a number of trips in and around Belgrade including a trip down the Danube to the Iron Gates gorg... more

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1953

Halpern, Joel Martin

Serbia field notes

Serbia - Questionnaire produced by Joel Halpern for his anthropological work in Oras?ac, Serbia. The questionnaire covers the household unit, personal questions about habits, asks for a family kinship diagram, as well as providing a sample and finally covers working patterns.

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1953 Jan. 6 – 1953 Jan. 16

Halpern, Joel Martin

Letter from Joel M. Halpern to Nettie and Carl Halpern

Serbia - Describes a harrowing journey in a snowstorm by bus, on foot, and by horse drawn sled. A description of Christmas rituals follows including the kissing of the log, eating on a sack of straw and the contents of the special meals. The day after Christmas involved visiting the graveyard, mourning, socializing and presenting a feast for the dead which is shared with neighbors. Aspects of daily ... more

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1953 Jan. 16 –

Halpern, Joel Martin

Letter from Joel M. Halpern to Nettie and Carl Halpern

Serbia - Contains anecdotes about extending visas, the inefficiencies at the bank and in snow removal, electricity in peasant homes and an essay contest that Joel organized for the children. He writes about trying to find intelligent subjects for interviews who are not the rich peasants and visiting the home of the Secretary of the local Communist Party who is a bad informant because his answers... more

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1953 Jan. 16 – 1953 Jan. 17

Halpern, Joel Martin

Letter from Joel M. Halpern to Nettie and Carl Halpern

Serbia - Contains a miscellaneous series of notes from field books on the subjects of: brooms, mating animals, white washing, loaning, seeding machines, radios, sections of neighborhoods of Orasac and the houses in each, movies, wood carving, larding, the resort at Arandjelovac, helping in school and teeth.

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1953 Jan. 17

Halpern, Joel Martin

Letter from Joel M. Halpern to Nettie and Carl Halpern

Serbia - This letter contains notes on various subjects. It was written in Belgrade and was likely sent by diplomatic mail. It is dated January 17 1953 in the address on each page but contains notes pertaining to December 4, 1953 (page 3) indicating it was likely written in 1954 and misdated as the Halperns did not arrive in Yugoslavia until August 1953. This letter contains not... more

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1953 Aug. – 1954

Halpern, Joel Martin

Sketches from the villages of Aran?elovac, Jarmenovci, Belgrade and Oras?ac

Serbia - Sketches include interiors of houses, village plans, building exteriors, peasant dress, household tools (clothes iron, spinning paddle, spoons, cheese bowl), wine and brandy making equipment, bridal gown and accessories, Slava accessories, and farming tools. Some of the building sketches shown together maintain scale to compare between socio-economic status in different... more

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1953 Oct. 27

Halpern, Joel Martin

Letter from Joel M. Halpern to Nettie and Carl Halpern

Serbia - This letter includes notes about a number of different subjects from the Communist Party, people's opinions of local Party Members, a slava and wedding preparations. The letter also includes some personal notes about sending items to Joel and Barbara in Yugoslavia.

Joel M. Halpern Papers