American Sociological Association

A 1953 Recording of the American Sociological Society Past Presidents

From the 1953 ASA Annual Meeting in Berkeley, CA, August 30, 1953

"Sociologists Look at the Future"

A voice recording from each of the past presidents of the American Sociological Society [as of 1953] to the coming generation of sociologists.

Listen to the digitized version of the 1953 Recording
20 Living Presidents of the American Sociological Society
Columbia Broadcasting System

Introduced by Samuel Stouffer (1953)

  1. John Gillin (1926)
  2. William Fielding Ogburn (1929)
  3. Howard W. Odum (1930)
  4. Emory Bogardus (1931)
  5. Ernest Burgess (1934)
  6. F. Stuart Chapin (1935)
  7. Henry Fairchild (1936)
  8. Ellsworth Faris (1937)
  9. Frank Hankins (1938)
  10. Robert MacIver (1940)
  11. Stuart A. Queen (1941)
  12. George Lundberg (1943)
  13. Rupert Vance (1944)
  14. Kimball Young (1945)
  15. Carl Taylor (1946)
  16. E. Franklin Frazier (1948)
  17. Talcott Parsons (1949)
  18. Leonard Cottrell (1950)
  19. Robert Cooley Angell (1951)
  20. Dorothy Swaine Thomas (1952)

Concluding remarks by Samuel Stouffer (1953)