ERIC Number: ED050867
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Oct
Reference Count: 0
The Appalachian Migrant in Columbus, Ohio: A Study for the Junior League of Columbus from the Community Research Committee, October 1970.
Columbus Junior League, OH.
The purpose of this study was to increase awareness of the special needs of the Appalachians migrating to Columbus, Ohio. The study revealed that the majority of migrants from Appalachia rapidly became an economically and socially viable force in the community. Many, however, find the move difficult. Their skills are inadequate in a modern technological society, and their rural orientation impedes easy adjustment to urban life. The fact that they have left their homes is a sign of a desire for improvement. It appears that help is needed in the areas of health, housing, education, welfare, employment, law enforcement, religion, and recreation. Suggestions for various kinds of actions are included for each of the foregoing areas. (LS)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Columbus Junior League, OH.
Note: 16p. Prepared by the Community Research Committee