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. Currently, I work as the Lecturer at Rice University, where I teach undergraduate courses in both sociolinguistics and general linguistics. I also work on research projects investing language variation and change in US English a variety of cities. Specifically, at the moment, this includes Houston, Chicago, and Columbus, OH.

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