LCRL (1968) added to the LWAA

Both volumes of the 1968 out of print/not so widely available report A study of the Non-Standard English of Negro and Puerto Rican speakers in New York City by Labov, Cohen,  Robins, and Lewis is now available as a full cover to cover PDF scan on the LWAA.

Quick links to both volumes are included below.

Labov, William, Paul Cohen, Clarence Robins, and John Lewis. 1968. A study of the Non-Standard English of Negro and Puerto Rican speakers in New York City. Volume I: Phonological and grammatical analysis. Cooperative Research Project No. 3288. New York City: Columbia University. http://www.ling.osu.edu/~ddurian/AWAC/LWAA/LCRL_NYC_1968_V1.pdf

Labov, William, Paul Cohen, Clarence Robins, and John Lewis. 1968. A study of the Non-Standard English of Negro and Puerto Rican speakers in New York City. Volume II: The use of language in the community. Cooperative Research Project No. 3288. New York City: Columbia University. http://www.ling.osu.edu/~ddurian/AWAC/LWAA/LCRL_NYC_1968_V2.pdf

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About daviddurian
I am a sociolinguist with a Ph D in Linguistics from The Ohio State University and an MA in Rhetoric and Professional Writing from Northern Illinois University. Currently, I work as the Lecturer at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, where I teach undergraduate courses in sociolinguistics, general linguistics, and first-year composition. I also work on research projects investigating variation and change in the vowel system of modern US English as it is spoken by Americans living in a variety of cities. At the moment, this includes Chicago, IL, Columbus, OH, and Eastern Pennsylvania.

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