Nels Anderson: A Profile

Iverson, Noel
May 2009
Labour / Le Travail;Spring2009, Vol. 63, p181
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the life and works of Dr. Nels Anderson. He studied at the University of Chicago in Illinois, however, he experienced different kinds of works prior to his formal education at the university such as mule-skinner, rail road maintenance carpenter and timberman. His works after receiving a Masters Degree in 1925 include Juvenile Protection Agency investigator, a night club inspector and a freelance writer. He also became a visiting professor and head of the Department of Anthropology and Sociology at the Memorial University of Newfoundland.


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