Research Guides, Additional Resources, Instructor Background Files
STUDENT READERS GUIDE FOR BLACK
CLICK Readers' guide to Black's Behavior of Law
CLICK Using Sanborn Maps, especially in Philadelphia. Details provided assume you have access to Paley Library databases at Temple.
CLICK Basic Overview of SimplyMap, from the vendor
CLICK Guide to constructing choropleth maps of Census data using SimplyMap: detailed step by step instructions linked to a specific exercise involving the 39th Police District. This exercise was used in "Doing Justice" course.
CROSS TABS AND PUBLIC OPINION POLLS
CLICK Doing data analysis with Roper Opinion Poll data. Example explores race relations using a 2000 survey. Details provided assume you have access to Paley Library databases at Temple. This guide is embedded within a specific exercise.
CLICK Guide to researching newspapers through Paley Library databases. Covers microfilm for local Philadelphia newspspapers from 1900 through 1970s, electronic retrieval of more recent newspaper materials, and searching the New York Times Index. Mention made of Temple Urban Archive clipping and photo collections.
VIDEO COVERAGE OF MOVE 2
CLICK Guide to finding on-line copies of news coverage videos during MOVE 2 Siege, May, 1985
CLICK Front and back of a blank 1930 Census form
PROHIBITION, BOOTLEGGING, POLICE CORRUPTION
A few years back a researcher made a bibliography of all the holdings in the Urban Archives about bootlegging and bootleggers in Philadelphia during prohibition. The bibliography has been pdfed in two sections.
CLICK - PART 1
CLICK - PART 2
CLICK R. B. Taylor searched the New York Times from 1/1/1924 through 12/31/1925 for articles mentioning Smedley Darlington Butler, Director of Public Safety in Philadelphia during that time. This is a HUGE zip file, so you will need PKZIP or something like that to unzip.
CLICK The Urban Archives has a folder of xeroxed clippings from the 1928 corruption probe. They are here in a zip file. It is MONSTROUS - 24 mbytes
CLICK Jerry Ratcliffe's guide to referencing.
CLICK Jerry Ratcliffe's guide to writing papers.
CLICK R. B. Taylor's grading rubric for "typical" undergraduate empirical research paper: use as a guide when writing papers
BACKGROUND TEXTS FOR INSTRUCTOR ONLY - originally used as lecture introduction for students
CLICK Philadelphia 1928 Corruption Probe
CLICK Smedley D. Butler
CLICK MOVE 1, MOVE 2, Faulkner, Mumia