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1953 Nov. 4

Halpern, Joel Martin

Letter from Joel M. Halpern to Nettie and Carl Halpern

Serbia - Field notes (pages 139-141) by Joel Halpern about Serbia. These notes were typed in Belgrade, Serbia and describe a trip to the market in Aran?elovac, Serbia during Halpern's study of the village of Oras?ac, Serbia. The notes describe the process of purchasing a piglet and the livestock market. Also includes descriptions of Barbara Halpern's shopping for other goods at ... more

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1953 Oct. 24 – 1953 Oct. 29

Halpern, Joel Martin

Letter from Joel M. Halpern and Barbara Kerewsky Halpern to Nettie and Carl Halpern

Serbia - Field notes (pages 118-137) from the village of Oras?ac, Serbia. These notes include detailed descriptions of two different wedding ceremonies, a ceremony in a cemetery to remember a woman who had died the previous year and the Slava ceremonies of a number of families in Oras?ac. There is also a discussion of attitudes towards sex, prostitution, adultery and abortions w... more

Joel M. Halpern Papers