TITLE

INTERETHNIC MARRIAGE IN LOS ANGELES, 1948-1959

AUTHOR(S)
Burma, John H.
PUB. DATE
December 1963
SOURCE
Social Forces;Dec63, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p156
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Marriage license records of Los Angeles County were examined for the 1948-59 period for which data were available. Some 3,200 intermarriages were found. Negro-white and Filipino- white marriages were most common. Intermarriage rates at the end of the eleven year period were about triple the rates at the beginning of the period.
ACCESSION #
13582218

 

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