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BERTRAND (ALVIN LEE) PAPERS

 

(Mss 4787)

 

Compiled by

 

Barry Cowan

 

Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collection

Special Collections, Hill Memorial Library

Louisiana State University Libraries

Baton Rouge, LA

 

 

2001

 

 

Contents of Inventory

 

Summary                                             

Biographical/Historical Note                

Scope and Content Note                     

Series Descriptions                              

Index Terms                                        

Container List                                      

Appendix: Bibliography            

 

 

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Summary

 

Size.                1 linear foot.

 

Geographic

locations.        Louisiana.

 

Inclusive

dates.              1942-1988.

 

Bulk dates.     1957-1980.

 

Languages.     English, Spanish, French, Romanian.

 

Summary.       Addresses, reports, and writings on rural sociology in Louisiana, the United States, and worldwide by LSU Boyd Professor of Rural Sociology Alvin Lee Bertrand.

 

Source.            Acquired 2001.

 

Access.           No restrictions.

 

Copyright.       Physical rights are retained by the LSU Libraries.  Copyright of the original materials is retained by descendants of the creators of the materials in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

 

Citation.          Alvin Lee Bertrand Papers, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

 

Stack

designation.    43:65

 

 

Biographical/Historical Note

 

Alvin Lee Bertrand was a rural sociologist at Louisiana State University from 1946 until retirement in 1978.  He was born in China (or Cheno) community near Elton in southwestern Louisiana on July 6, 1918, and was the oldest of nine children.  Bertrand’s family moved to DeQuincy, Louisiana, in 1924 after heavy rains ruined his father’s rice crop.  The family later moved to Perkins, Louisiana, where Bertrand’s father resumed farming and raising livestock. 

           

Bertrand began college in the fall of 1935 at Southwestern Louisiana Institute (now University of Louisiana-Lafayette) in Lafayette, Louisiana where he majored in agriculture.  After one year, he left for Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. He received his bachelor of science degree in agricultural economics in 1940 and immediately accepted a graduate assistantship at the University of Kentucky in the farm economics and rural sociology department.  While there, he conducted field interviews with farmers in connection with government subsidy programs. These interviews became part of his master’s thesis. Bertrand received his master of science degree in rural sociology in 1941.

 

After receiving his master’s degree, Bertrand was offered a job as an instructor and research associate at LSU in the agricultural economics department, and returned to Baton Rouge in June, 1941.  He married Mary Nic Ellis on August 29, 1941.  In May the following year, Bertrand volunteered for the U.S. Army Air Corps as an aviation cadet.  He received training in navigation and as a bombardier, and in 1943, he was awarded the rank of 2nd lieutenant and became an instructor with the 83rd Bomb Training Group.  In 1944, Bertrand was ordered to take part in radar training as a combat flight crewman aboard B-29 bombers.  He was promoted to 1st lieutenant the following year.  His outfit, the 463rd Bomb Squadron, never saw combat.  Bertrand’s squadron took part in a “show of force” exercise over the U.S.S. Missouri in Tokyo Bay during the surrender ceremony ending World War II. Bertrand was stationed on Okinawa until April of 1946 when he was ordered back to the States for discharge.

 

Bertrand returned to Baton Rouge and LSU to work on his Ph.D. which he received in 1948, and became a professor in the sociology department shortly afterward.  He taught some undergraduate level classes but was mostly involved in the graduate program.  The author or co-author of 15 books on sociology, Bertrand’s Rural Sociology, published in 1958, gave him national and international acclaim.  He performed extensive research under the auspices of the Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station and in 1974, became the first Boyd Professor (the highest academic rank at LSU) from an agriculture discipline and the Agricultural Experiment Station.  Bertrand was also a visiting professor and guest lecturer at many universities and delivered addresses at sociology conferences worldwide.  Bertrand retired in 1978.

 

Scope and Content Note

 

Addresses, reports, and writings of Alvin Lee Bertrand, author and professor of sociology at Louisiana State University.  Addresses consists of speeches and addresses given at sociology conferences in the United States and around the world.  Reports consist of information to study the effects of industrialization, settlement, development, and social impact of a proposed navigation system on rural populations.  Writings consist of academic papers for publication and presentation at conferences and article drafts.

 

 

Series Descriptions

 

I. Addresses

 

Addresses are filed chronologically and consist of speeches and addresses on rural sociology and agricultural economics given at conferences throughout the world devoted to these issues.  Addresses cover such topics as employment security, the elderly, rural industrialization, rural education and healthcare, veterinary medicine, and other social issues affecting rural populations. 

 

II. Reports

 

Reports are filed chronologically and contain information pertaining to settlement, rural industrialization, rural development, and the social impact of a proposed navigation system.  Reports pertain to the above issues in the American South and Louisiana.  These reports were compiled for the Institute for Religious and Social Studies and for agencies of the Louisiana and United States governments.  

 

III. Writings

 

Writings are filed chronologically and consist of papers presented at sociology conferences and for publication, and article drafts. Writings cover such subjects as politics, rural poverty and development, land tenure, family patterns, the elderly, and the differences between developed and developing nations.  These writings pertain to the above issues worldwide.

 

      

Index Terms

 

Materials about these topics are found in the series indicated.

 

Agriculture - Social Aspects:

All series

 

Christianity and agriculture:

Series II and III

 

Community:

All series

 

Rural aged:

Series I and III

 

Rural development - Social aspects:

All series

 

Rural population:

Series I and III

 

Rural sociology:

All series

 

Sociology:

All series

 

Urbanization:

 Series I and III

 

 

Container List (for full citation, see bibliography)

 

Location          Box     Folder             Contents

 

I. Addresses

 

43:65               1          1                      “Agriculture Looks at Employment Security.” International Association of Personnel in Employment Security. 11/8/57

1          2                      “The Social Setting for Aging and the Aged.” Conference on Aging, Southeastern Louisiana College. 6/7-9/60

1          3                      “Rural Social Changes as They Effect Extension Education.” Annual Conference of Georgia Agricultural Extension Workers.  9/7/60

1          4                      “The Changed and Changing Socio-Economic and Socio-Cultural Situation in Rural America.” Conference of the Department of Rural Education, NEA. 10/7-8/60

1          5                      “Trends in Rural Life and Community Organization in the United States.” Conference of Indiana Vocational Agriculture Teachers. 7/12/61

1          6                      “A Sociological Approach to the Problems of the Aged.” Institute in Hospital Accounting. 11/16-17/61

1          7                      “The Meaning of the Population Explosion.” First Southern Advanced Institute, American College of Hospital Administrators. 11/29/61

1          8                      “Selected Aspects of Louisiana’s Human Resources.” Louisiana Association of Agronomists. 3/12/64

1          9                      “The Contemporary Setting for the Study of Problems of the Aging and Aged of the United States.” Conference devoted to Home Economics Curriculum Development for the Aging. 6/9-11/66

1          10                    “Rural Economic Development in a Sociological Perspective.” Committee on Agriculture of the Systems Research Advisory Committee of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. 10/30-31/69

1          11                    “A Social, Ecological, and Cultural Perspective for Planning Crisis Intervention Centers in the Non-Metropolitan Mid-South.” Mid-South Conference on Crisis Intervention. 1/7-9/70

43:65               1          12                    “A Perspective for Understanding Cultural Differences and Their Relevance for Teaching and Learning.” In-Service Workshop, East Baton Rouge Parish School Teachers. 8/25/70

1          13                    “The Evolving Social Climate and Its Implication for Programs in Vocational Agriculture.” Agricultural Education Division, NVATA. 12/7/70

1          14                    “The First Days of a Cross-Over Teacher.” Northeastern State College. 5/4/72

1          15                    “An Improved Community Health Delivery System as a Growth and Survival Strategy for Veterinary Medicine.” Conference on Public Health Veterinarians. 7/19/72

1          16                    “Outdoor Recreation Facilities Appeal to Urban Users.” Rocky Mountain Sociological Association Meeting. 4/26/74

1          17                    “The Integrated Development of Human and Natural Resources.” Fourth World Congress for Rural Sociology. 8/8-14/76

1          18                    “Sociological Horizons for Veterinary Medicine.” National Association of State Meat and Food Inspection Directors and the American Association of Food Hygiene Veterinarians. 10/20/77

1          19                    “Social Traps: The Achilles Heel of Sociology and Sociologists.” Presidential address, Mid-South Sociological Association. 11/1-4/78

1          20                    “The Swift Transformation of the South from a Rural to an Urban Region.” Christopher Newport College. 11/19/80

1          21                    “Investiture: The Beginning of Tomorrow.” Investiture Ceremony for the graduating class of the Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine. 5/17/88

1          22                    “La Sociologie Rurale.” Address to Haitian government officials and students of the CHISS Program. n.d.

 

Location          Box     Folder             Contents

 

II. Reports

 

43:65               1          23                    “Group Adjustments” 10/47

1          24                    “The Effects of Industrialization on Rural Louisiana” 1/58

1          25                    “Sociological Factors Related to the Persistence of Low Levels of Living in Rural Areas” 1/13-15/60

1          26                    “A Review and Evaluation of the Social Impact Studies of the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System” 7/77

 

III. Writings

 

43:65               1          27                    “Factors Motivating Voting Behavior in a One-Party State” 1949

1          28                    “The Impact of Industrial Development on Rural Levels of Living” 1957

1          29                    “Community Health Improvement Activity Under the Rural Development Program” 4/10-12/58

1          30                    “Farmers’ Expenditures for Health and Medical Care in the United States” 8/24/58

1          31                    “The Changing Power Structure in Agriculture as a Dimension of ‘Agrijustment’” 1964

1          32                    “Changes in Land System Tenure Systems and Their Social Significance in the U.S.A.” 10/19-23/64

1          33                    “Cambios en el Sistema de Tenencia de la Tierra y su Significacion Social en los Estados Unidos de Norte America” 10/19-23/64

1          34                    “The Sociology of Confrontation” 11/22-26/65

1          35                    “Sociologia de la Confrontacion” 11/22-26/65

1          36                    “Perspective for the Diffusion of Innovations to Southern Families” 2/7/66

1          37                    “Rural Communities under Confrontation by Mass Society” 4/26-28/66

1          38                    “The Sociology of Confrontation” 3/30-4/1/67

1          39                    “Approaches to the Study of Rural Regions in the United States” 8/5-10/68

 

 

Location          Box     Folder             Contents

III. Writings

 

43:65               1          40                    “Social Implications of Increasing Farm Technology in Rural Louisiana” 8/12-15/68

1          41                    “Some Reflections on Needed Research in Rural Society” 2/3/69

1          42                    “Beyond the ‘Revolution of Rising Expectations’” 1970

1          43                    “Selected Aspects of Family Patterns in Louisiana” 3/19-20/71

1          44                    “Definitii si strategii ale dezvoltarii rurale” 1972

1          45                    “Farm Accidents and Their Victims” 2/4-7/73

1          46                    “Adjustment to Aging as a Function of Social Structure” 3/22-24/73

1          47                    “The Contrasting Social Milieu in ‘Developed’ and ‘Developing’ Nations” 7/23-28/73

1          48                    “An Overview of Sociologists’ Contribution to Social Action Systems” 3/27-30/74

1          49                    “The Structural Dimensions of Roles as a Conceptual Framework for Analyzing Family Relationships” 3/27-30/74

1          50                    “The Structural Characteristics of Low-Income Rural Families” 6/24-27/74

1          51                    “Proposal and Elaboration for a Sociology of Development” 1975

1          52                    “The Issue of Public Versus Private Control” 2/2-5/75

1          53                    “A Sociological Perspective for Viewing the Adjustment Problems of the Rural Aged” 4/15-16/75

1          54                    “An Elaboration of the Structural Dynamics of Norms and Rules” 4/6-10/76

1          55                    “Social Science in Corps of Engineering Planning” 9/20-24/76

1          56                    “Residence as a Factor in Longevity” 2/77

1          57                    “Increasing Understanding of the Human Dimension in Natural Resource Planning and Development” 4/22-23/77

1          58                    “The Process of Communication in Research Perspective” 11/77

 

 

Location          Box     Folder             Contents

 

III. Writings

 

43:65               1          59                    “Environmental Impact Studies in a Social Science Perspective” 11/29-12/4/77

1          60                    “The Dream of Rural Industrialization” 1979

1          61                    “Some of the Crucial Roles of Managers, Officials and Other Leaders in the Competition for Industry Among Smaller Communities” 1980

1          62                    “Rural Sociological Research in the South” 2/1-4/87

1          63                    “Acadiana and its Cajuns” n.d.

1          64                    “The Challenge of Sociology” n.d.

1          65                    “Cultural Factors Related to Communication” n.d.

1          66                    “A Decade of Change” n.d.

1          67                    “The Demographic Impact of Agricultural Technology” n.d.

1          68                    “Developmental Areas of Rural Sociology in Social Context” n.d.

1          69                    “A Dilemma of Nursing” n.d.

1          70                    “An Evaluation Perspective for the National Academy for Vocational Education” n.d.

1          71                    “Hospitals Services in Louisiana” n.d.

1          72                    “The Impact of Technology on the Rural Scene” n.d.

1          73                    “Know Louisiana (and St. James Parish)” n.d.

1          74                    “Louisiana: Wonderland of America” n.d.

1          75                    “Nuclear Energy and Agriculture” n.d.

1          76                    “Our Growing Population” n.d.

1          77                    “School Attendance and Attainment” n.d.

1          78                    “Selected Aspects of the Interrelationship of Agricultural Mechanization and Farm Population Change in the Southwest Region” n.d.

1          79                    “Social and Societal Problems Underlying Health Conditions in Louisiana” n.d.

1          80                    “The Social Organizational Implications of Rural Industrialization in the United States” n.d.

1          81                    “A Sociological Perspective for Viewing the Adjustment Problems of the Rural Aged” n.d.


 

Location          Box     Folder             Contents

 

III. Writings

 

43:65               1          82                    “The Sociology of Development” n.d.

1          83                    “Structural Analysis in a Sociological Perspective” n.d.

 

 

Appendix

 Bibliography of Bertrand’s Works, Arranged Chronologically

*=Contained in Collection

 

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Selected Farmer Attitudes.” Rural Sociology, VII. 1942. Pp. 294-303.

Bertrand, Alvin L. and John E. Mason. “Motivating Forces in New Ground Settlement.”            Louisiana Rural Economist, IV. 1942. p. 8.

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Dilemma of Land Use.” Journal of Land and Public Utility Economics, XVIII. 1942. Pp. 220-222.

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Farm Tenancy is a Serious Problem in Louisiana.” The Rural Louisianian, III. No. 5. 1942.

 Hitt, Homer L. and Alvin L. Bertrand. “Social Aspects of Hospital Planning in Louisiana.” Baton Rouge. Louisiana Agriculture Experiment Station in cooperation with Health and Hospital Division, Office of the Governor. August, 1947.

Mason, John E. and Alvin L. Bertrand. “Group Adjustments: Economic, Social, Political, Racial, Religious (A Study of New-Ground Settlement in the Mississippi River Alluvial Valley and Adjacent Areas). Report Prepared for the USDA. October, 1947.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “The Social Processes and Mechanization of Southern Agricultural Systems.”            Rural Sociology, XIII. 1948. Pp. 31-40.

Bertrand, Alvin L. and Homer L. Hitt. “Parental Attitudes and Dental Care for Children.” Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Agricultural Experiment Station in cooperation with the Dental Section, State Department of Health. October, 1948.

Heberle, Rudolf and Alvin L. Bertrand. “Factors Motivating Voting Behavior in a One-Party State.” Social Forces, XXVII. 1949. Pp. 343-350.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Reported Reasons for Parental Neglect of Dental Care for Children in Selected Areas of Rural Louisiana.” The Proceedings of the Louisiana Academy of Science, XII. 1949. Pp. 101-107.

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Some Social Implications of the Mechanization of Southern Agriculture.”      The Southwestern Social Science Quarterly, XXI. 1950. Pp. 121-129.

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Agricultural Mechanization and Social Change in Louisiana.” Baton Rouge. Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin No. 458. 1951.


Bertrand, Alvin L. “Regional Sociology as a Special Discipline.” Social Forces, XXX. 1952.

Pp. 132-136.

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Older Youth in Rural Louisiana: Their Number, Characteristics, and Needs.” Baton Rouge. Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin No. 478. June, 1953.

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Rural Locality Groups: Changing Patterns, Change Factors, and Implications.” Rural Sociology, XIX. 1954. Pp. 174-179.

Bertrand, Alvin L. and Clarence A. Storla, Jr. “Lay Knowledge and Opinion About Heart Disease.” Baton Rouge. Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station and Louisiana Heart Association cooperating. 1955.

Bertrand, Alvin L. “The Many Louisianas: A Study of Rural Social Areas and Cultural Islands.” Baton Rouge. Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin No. 496. 1955.

Coates, Charles H. and Alvin L. Bertrand. “A Simplified Statistical Methodology for Developing              Multi-Measure Indices as Research Tools.” Rural Sociology, XX. 1955. Pp. 132-141.

Bertrand, Alvin L., J. L. Charleson, Harold A. Pedersen, R. L. Skrabanek, James D. Tarver.                     “Factors Associated with Agricultural Mechanization in the Southwest Region.”                           Southwestern Regional Bulletin No. 6, Agricultural Experiment Stations of Arkansas,                  Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Texas, The Farm Foundation, and U. S. Department               of Agriculture cooperating. Fayetteville, Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station                       Bulletin No. 567. 1956.

Bertrand, Alvin L. and Marion Souza. “ A Study of Practical Nurse Education and Practical Nursing in Louisiana, 1950-1955.” Baton Rouge. Louisiana State Department of Education in cooperation with the W. K. Kellogg Foundation. Issued by Shelby M. Jackson, Louisiana State Department of Education. 1956.

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Agriculture Looks at Employment Security.” Address Delivered to New Mexico Chapter, International Association of Personnel in Employment Security. November 8, 1957.*

Bertrand, Alvin L., Paul H. Price, Harold W. Osborne. “The Impact of Industrial Development on Rural Levels of Living.” Paper prepared for professional society meeting. 1957.*

Price, Paul H., Alvin L. Bertrand, Harold W. Osborne. “The Effects of Industrialization on Rural Louisiana: A Study of Plant Employees.” Baton Rouge. Department of Rural Sociology, Louisiana State University and AMS, USDA cooperating. January, 1958.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Trends and Patterns in Levels of Living of Farm Families in the United States.” Washington, D.C. USDA Agricultural Information Bulletin No. 181. February, 1958.

Bertrand, Alvin L. and Elsie S. Manny. “Community Health Improvement Activity Under the Rural Development Program.” Paper presented at annual meeting of the Southern Sociological Society. Asheville, NC. April 10-12, 1958.*


Bertrand, Alvin L. and Donald G. Hay. “Farmer’s Expenditures for Health Care in 1955.”                       Washington, D.C. AMS, USDA. Agriculture Information Bulletin No. 191. June, 1958.

Bertrand, Alvin L. and Donald G. Hay. “Farmer’s Expenditures for Health and Medical Care in the United States.” Paper presented at annual meeting of the Rural Sociological Society, Pullman, Washington. August 24, 1958.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. and Frederick L. Bates. “Television in Rural America.” Baton Rouge. Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin No. 518. December, 1958.

Bertrand, Alvin L. and Harold W. Osborne. “Rural Industrialization in a Louisiana Community.” Baton Rouge. Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin No. 524. June, 1959.

Bertrand, Alvin L. and Harold W. Osborne. “The Impact of Industrialization on a Rural Community.” Journal of Farm Economics, Vol. XLI, No. 5. December, 1959.

 Bertrand, Alvin L. “Sociological Factors Related to the Persistence of Low Levels of Living in Rural Areas.” Address presented at regional workshop, Rural Development Program, Hot Springs, Arkansas, January 13-15, 1960. Published in report issued by Agricultural Extension Service, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge. Pp. 19-25.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. and Marion B. Smith. “Experimental Factors and School Attendance.”

Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin No. 533. May, 1960.

Bertrand, Alvin L. “The Social Setting for the Study of the Aging and the Aged.” Address delivered at the Conference on Aging, Southeastern Louisiana College, June 7, 1960.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Rural Social Changes as They Affect Extension Education.” Address delivered at Annual Conference of Georgia Agricultural Extension Workers, Rock Eagle 4-H Club Center, September 7, 1960.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “The Changed and Changing Socio-Economic and Socio-Cultural Situation in Rural America.” Address before annual conference of the Department of Rural Education, NEA, Louisville, KY, October 7-8, 1960.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. and Harold W. Osborne. “Rural Industrialization: A Situational Analysis.” Rural Sociology, Vol. 25 No. 4. 1960. Pp. 387-393.

Bertrand, Alvin L. and Louis L. Rusoff. “Agriculture in the Atomic Age.” Better Farming Methods. March, 1961. Pp. 14-16.   

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Trends in Rural Life and Community Organization in the United States.” Address delivered at the annual Conference of Indiana Vocational Agriculture Teachers, Purdue University, July 12, 1961.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Louisiana’s Human Resources, Part I: Number Distribution and Composition of the Population, 1960.” Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin No. 548. November, 1961.

Bertrand, Alvin L. “A Sociological Approach to the Problems of the Aged.” Address to the Fourth Annual Institute in Hospital Accounting, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, November 16-17, 1961.*


Bertrand, Alvin L. “The Meaning of the Population Explosion.” Address at the First Southern                  Advanced Institute, American College of Hospital Administrators, New Orleans, La,                    November 29, 1961.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “School Attendance and Attainment: Function and Dysfunction of School and Family Social Systems.” Social Forces, Vol. 40 No. 3. 1962. Pp. 228-233.

Long, William J. and Alvin L. Bertrand. “A Framework and Format for the Evaluation of DHHR Programs” and “The DHHR Planning Model.” Sunbelt Research Corporation for Department of Health and Human Services, State of Louisiana. May, 1962.

Bertrand, Alvin L. “The Stress-Strain Element of Social Systems” A Micro Theory of Conflict and Change.” Social Forces, Vol. 42 No. 1. 1963.

Smith, Marion B. and Alvin L. Bertrand. “Rural Education in Transition: A Study of Trends and             Patterns in Louisiana.” Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin No. 576.                     December, 1963.

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Selected Aspects of Louisiana’s Human Resources: Number, Trends, Distribution, and Composition of the Population.” Address at the annual meeting of the Louisiana Association of Agronomists, Natchitoches, LA, March 12, 1964.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Farm Accidents: Number, Types, Social Costs, and Causes.” Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin No. 581.April, 1964.

Bertrand, Alvin L. and Jack Wright, Jr. “Louisiana’s Human Resources, Part III: Population Projections to 1970.” Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin No. 583. June, 1964.

Taylor, M. Lee and Alvin L. Bertrand. “Cambios en el Sistema de Tenecia de la Tierra y su Significacion Social en los Estadas Unidos.” Proceedings 15th National Congress of Sociology. Tepec, Mexico. October 19-23, 1964.*

Taylor, M. Lee and Alvin L. Bertrand. “Changes in the Land Tenure Systems and Their Social Significance in the U.S.A.” Paper prepared for the 15th National Congress of Sociology, Tepec, Mexico, October 19-23, 1964.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “The Changing Power Structure in United States Agriculture: A dimension of Agrijustment.” Projection Papers: Orientations for Rural Sociological Research and Action, edited by James Copp. University Park, PA. Rural Sociological Society, 1964.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “The Emerging Mass Society and Its Implications for Local Government.” Local Government Problems in Urbanizing Rural Areas, edited by Floyd Corty. Baton Rouge. Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness. Louisiana State University. March, 1965.

Bertrand, Alvin L. “The Impact of Changes in Agriculture on Political Life in the North American Region.” Sociologia Ruralis, Vol. V No. II. 1965. Cahiers de Institut de Science Economique Apliquee. Paris, France. April, 1965.


Burford, Roger L. in consultation with Alvin L. Bertrand and Walfrid J. Jokinen. “Louisiana’s                Human Resources, Part IV: Migration of Aged Working Population.” Baton Rouge.                     Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin No. 595. May, 1965.

Jones, Arthur R., M. Lee Taylor, and Alvin L. Bertrand. “Some Human Factors in Woods Burning: A Study of Change in Beliefs of the Residents of a National Forest in Louisiana.” Baton Rouge. Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin No. 601. August, 1965.

South, Donald R., Thomas Hansbrough, and Alvin L. Bertrand. “Factors Related to the Adoption of Woodland Management Practices.” Baton Rouge. Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin No. 603. September, 1965.

Bertrand, Alvin L. “The Sociology of Confrontation: An Interactional Theory of Conflict and                  Cooperation.” Paper prepared for the XVI Congreso Nacional de Sociologia, Veracruz,                Mexico, November 22-26, 1965.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Sociologia de la Confrontacion: Una Teoria Integracional de Conflicto y Cooperacion.” Paper prepared for the XVI Congreso Nacional de Sociologia, Veracruz, Mexico, November 22-26, 1965.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. and Calvin L. Beale. “The French and Non-French in Rural Louisiana: Study of the Relevance of Ethnic Factors in Rural Development.” Baton Rouge. Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin No. 606. December, 1965.

Terry, Geraldine B. and Alvin L. Bertrand. “The Labor Force Characteristics of Women in Low-Income Rural Areas of the South.” Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Southern Cooperative Series Bulletin No. 116. 1966.

Bertrand, Alvin L. “”Perspective for the Diffusion of Innovations to Southern Families.” Paper presented to the Home Economics Section of the Association of Southern Agricultural Workers, Jackson, MS, February 7, 1966.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Rural Communities Under Confrontation by Mass Society.” Presented at Southwestern Conference on the World Population Explosion and Its Implication for Agriculture and The South, April 26-28, 1966.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “The Contemporary Setting for the Study of Problems of Aging and Aged in the United States.” Address presented at Conference for Home Economics Curriculum Development for the Aging, University of Southwestern Louisiana, June 9-11, 1966.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “The Emerging Rural South: A Region Under ‘Confrontation’ by Mass Society.” Rural Sociology. Vol. 31, No. 4. December, 1966. Pp. 449-457.

Bertrand, Alvin L. “The Sociology of Confrontation: A Critical Aspect of Change.” Paper read at annual meeting of the Southern Sociological Society, Atlanta, GA, March 30-April 1, 1967.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Poverty as Relative Deprivation: A Sociological View.” Journal of Human Relations. 2nd Quarter. Vol. 15. 1967. Pp. 155-158.


Bertrand, Alvin L. “Research on Part-Time Farming in the United States.” Sociologia Ruralis.                 Vol. VII, No. 3. 1967. Pp. 295-306.

Bertrand, Alvin L., Neil A. Gordon, Richard T. Hill, and Audrey F. Sayman. “Mental Health Education for Parents Via TV.” Baton Rouge. Louisiana State Department of Hospitals, Division of Mental Health. May 1967.

Griessman, B. Eugene and Alvin L. Bertrand. “Factors Related Communication of Forest Fire Prevention Messages.” Baton Rouge. Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station in cooperation with Southern Forest Experiment Station. Bulletin No. 623. September  1967.

Bertrand, Alvin L. (With Robert von Bock) Editors. Models for Educational Change. Austin, TX. Southwest Educational Development Laboratory. 1968.

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Approaches to the Study of Rural Regions in the United States.” Paper presented at Second World Congress of Rural Sociology, Enschede, Holland, August 5-10, 1968.*

Constandse, Adriaan K., Pedro F. Hernandez, and Alvin L. Bertrand. “Social Implications of Increasing Farm Technology in Louisiana.” Paper presented at Working Party meeting of Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Wageningen, Netherlands, August 12-15, 1968.*

Constandse, Adriaan K., Pedro F. Hernandez, and Alvin L. Bertrand. “Social Implications of Increasing Farm Technology in Louisiana.” Baton Rouge. Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin No. 628. August, 1968.

Bertrand, Alvin L. “A Structural Analysis of Differential Patterns of Social Relations:; A Role Theory Perspective for Rural Sociology.” Rural Sociology. Vol. 33, No. 4. December, 1968.

Smith, J. Vernon, Alvin L. Bertrand, Denver B. Huston, and John A Rolloff. Concerted Services in Arkansas: An Evaluation of Developmental Change. Raleigh, NC. Monograph, Center for Occupational Education, North Carolina State University. 1969.

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Some Reflections on Needed Research in Rural Sociology.”  Paper read at Association of Southern Agricultural Workers annual conference, Mobile, AL, February 3, 1969.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “The Emerging Social Climate of the South and Its Implications for Improving the Physical Environment of the Region.” Improving the Physical Environment of the South. North Carolina State University. The Agricultural Policy Institute. February, 1969. Agricultural Policy Review. Vol. 9, No. 1. March, 1969.

Baty, Carl F., Virginia P. Steelman, and Alvin L. Bertrand. “The Availability and Distribution of Health Personnel in Louisiana.” Baton Rouge. Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station in cooperation with Louisiana Regional Medical Program, Bulletin No. 637. August, 1969.


Dickerson, Ben E. and Alvin L. Bertrand. “Potential Roles of Local Opinion Leaders in the                      Communication of Forest Fire Prevention Messages.” Baton Rouge. Louisiana

Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin No. 639. August, 1969.

Reeves, Joy B. and Alvin L. Bertrand. “Employee Mobility and Community cohesion in a National Park.” Journal of Leisure Research. Vol. 1 No. 4. National Recreation and Park Association. Autumn, 1969.

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Rural Economic Development in a Sociological Perspective.” Address to the             Committee on Agriculture, Systems Research Advisory Committee, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, New Orleans, LA, October 30-31, 1969.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. Chapter entitled “Development of a Mexican Ejido (Beyond the Revolution of             Rising Expectations).” Sociology of Underdevelopment. (With Quentin Jenkins and                      Marcial A. Walker) edited by Carle C. Zimmerman and Richard E. Duwors. Vancouver,              British Columbia. The Copp Clark Publishing Co., 1970.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “A Social, Ecological and Cultural Perspective for Planning Crisis Intervention Centers in the Non-Metropolitan Mid-South.” Paper read at the Mid-South Conference on Crisis Intervention, Athens, GA, January 7-9, 1970.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Understanding Cultural Differences Among School Children.” Louisiana Schools. February, 1970.

Baty, Carl F., Virginia P. Steelman, and Alvin L. Bertrand. “Study Shows Disparities in Medical Personnel Distribution.” Louisiana Agriculture. Vol. 13, No. 3. Spring, 1970.

Bryan, C. Hobson and Alvin L. Bertrand. “Propensity for Change Among the Rural Poor in the Mississippi Delta: A Study of the Roots of Social Mobility.” Agricultural Economic Report No. 185, Economic Research Service, USDA in cooperation with Louisiana State Agricultural Experiment Station, LSU. June, 1970.

Bertrand, Alvin L. “A Perspective for Understanding Cultural Differences and Their Relevance for Teaching and Learning.” Address at In-Service Workshop on Current Problems in Education, Baton Rouge, LA. August 25, 1970.*

Bertrand, Alvin L., William D. Hefferman, G. Dale Welch, and John P. O’Carroll. “Attitudinal Patterns in a Forest Area with High Incendiarism.” Baton Rouge. Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin No. 648. November, 1970.

Bertrand, Alvin L. “The Evolving Social Climate and Its Implication for Programs in Vocational Education.”  Address delivered at meeting of Agricultural Development Division, NVATA, New Orleans, LA, December 7, 1970.*

Baty, Carl F., Alvin L. Bertrand, Virginia P. Steelman, Evans W. Curry. “Health Service Planning Regions for Louisiana.” Baton Rouge. Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station in cooperation with Louisiana Regional Medical Program, Bulletin No. 650. January, 1971.


Darden, Douglas W. and Alvin L. Bertrand. “Tuning in on Rural Louisiana.” Baton Rouge. Louisiana State University Cooperative Extension Service in cooperation with USDA.Publication 1631. February, 1971.

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Selected Aspects of Family Patterns in Louisiana.” Paper presented at the

Louisiana Home Economics Association meeting, Baton Rouge, LA, March 19-20, 1971.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “A Look at Poland.” Poland. Warsaw. May, 1971. Pp. 11-12.

Curry, Evans W.Alvin L. Bertrand, Mary Z. Ferrell, and Virginia P. Steelman. “Demographic                  Factors, Medical Personnel, and Facilities of Health Service Planning Regions for                         Louisiana.” Baton Rouge. Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station in cooperation with             Louisiana Regional Medical Program, Bulletin No. 658. September, 1971

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Definitii si strategii ale dezvoltarii rurale: in cautarea coerentei si adecvarii.” Sociolocia Ruralis. Vol. XII, No. 3/4. Van Gorcum. Assen, The Netherlands. Pp. 233-251.  Translated for Viitorul Social 4. 1972. Pp. 1275-1297.* 

Patterson, Karen W. and Alvin L. Bertrand. “Louisiana’s Human Resources, Part V, Population Change by Parishes and Incorporated Places, 1950-1970.” Baton Rouge. Louisiana State University. Department of Rural Sociology. Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin No. 661. April, 1972.

Bertrand, Alvin L. “The First Days of a Cross-Over Teacher: A Study in Role Anxiety (An Approach to Understanding the Problems of School Unification).” Address delivered at Northeastern State College, Tahlequah, OK, May 4, 1972.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “An Improved Community Health Delivery System as a Growth and Survival Strategy for Veterinary Medicine.” Address at Conference of Public Health Veterinarians, New Orleans, LA, July 19, 1972.*

Paterson, Karen W., Joseph A. Novack, and Alvin L. Bertrand. “The Distribution and Characteristics of Farm Accidents in Louisiana.” Baton Rouge. Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin No. 665. September, 1972.

Bertrand, Alvin L. and Karen W. Paterson.”“Farm Accidents and Their Victims” A study in Louisiana.” Paper presented at annual meeting of the Rural Sociology Section, ASAW, February 4-7, 1973.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Adjustment to Aging as a Function of Social Structure: Some Implications for Social Policy.” Paper prepared for Southwestern Sociological Association, Dallas, TX, March 22-24, 1973.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Un Mejor Sistema de Atencion de la Salud Publica Como Estrategia para la Supervivencia y el Desarrollo de la Medicina Veterianaria.” Boletin Zoonosis. Vol. XV, No. 2. Junio, 1973. Pp. 69-84.  


Bertrand, Alvin L. “The Contrasting Social Milieu in ‘Developed’ and ‘Developing’ Nations: A              Perspective for Planning and Implementing Change.” Paper read at Eighth Congress of                the European Society for Rural Sociology, Rome, Italy, July 23-28, 1973.*

Hoover, James G. and Alvin L. Bertrand.”Toledo Bend Reservoir”: A Study of User Characteristics, Patterns, Preferences.” Baton Rouge.  Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin No. 675. August, 1973.

Bertrand, Alvin L. “An Overview of Sociologists’ Contribution to Social Action Systems.” Paper             presented at the annual meeting of the Southwestern Sociological Association, Dallas,                  TX, March 27-30, 1974.*

Collard, Clyde V. and Alvin L. Bertrand. “The Structural Dimensions of Roles as a Conceptual               Framework for Analyzing Family Relationships.” Paper presented at the annual meeting              of the Southwestern Sociological Association, Dallas, TX, March 27-30, 1974.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Outdoor Recreation Facilities Appeal to Urban Users: The Toledo Bend Experience.” Address presented at Rocky Mountain Sociological Association Meeting, El Paso, TX, April 26, 1974.*

Paterson, Karen W., Joel L. Lindsay, and Alvin L. Bertrand.“ Baton Rouge. Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin No. 679. June, 1974.

Bertrand, Alvin L. “The Structural Characteristics of Low-Income Rural Families: Key to Effective Development Programs.” Paper prepared for Improved Rural Living on Limited Resources Workshop, Nashville, TN, June 24-27, 1974.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Proposal and Elaboration for a Sociology of Development.” Paper read at professional meeting in 1975. Place and date not recorded.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “The Structural Characteristics of Low-Income Rural Families: Key to Effective Development Programs.” Paper presented at Improved Rural Living on Limited Resources Workshop, Nashville, TN, June 24-27, 1974. Published by the Tennessee Valley Authority, Muscle Shoals, AL, Bulletin Y-88, January, 1975.*

Machalek, Richard and Alvin L. Bertrand. “The Issue of Public Versus Private Control: Opinions of Users of an Outdoor Recreational Facility, Toledo Bend Reservoir.” Paper presented at the Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists Meeting, New Orleans, LA, February 2-5, 1975.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Adjustment to Aging as a Function of Social Structure: Some Implications for Social Policy.” RE: Artes Liberales. Nacogdoches, TX. School of Liberal Arts, Stephen F. Austin State University. Vol. 1, No. 2. Spring, 1975. Pp. 29-36.

Bertrand, Alvin L. “A Sociological Perspective for Viewing the Adjustment Problems of the Rural Aged.” Paper presented at a meeting of the North Texas Federation Sociology Program, Texas Women’s University, Denton, TX, April 15-16, 1975.*


Bertrand, Alvin L. and Andrew W. Baird. “Incendiarism in Southern Forests: A Decade of                       Sociological Research.” Bulletin 638. Mississippi State University and Southern Forest                Experiment Station, U.S. Forest Service, August, 1975.

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Middle Fork Bayou D’Arbonne Reservoir Project: Claiborne Parish, Louisiana - A Feasibility and Social Impact Study.” Baton rouge. Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin No. 687. August, 1975.

Bertrand, Alvin L. and Lawrence S. McKenzie, III. ”The Human Factor in High Fire Risk Urban Residential Areas: A Pilot Study in New Orleans, La.” Washington, D.C. National Fire Prevention and Control Administration. U.S. Department of Commerce. 1976.

Lindsay, Joel L. and Karen W. Paterson, and Alvin L. Bertrand. “Citizen Perception of Coastal                Area Planning and Development.” Baton Rouge. Sea Grant Publication No. LSU-T-76-                001, Center for Wetland Resources, Louisiana State University Agriculture Experiment                Station. March, 1976.

Bertrand, Alvin L. “The Demography of Louisiana: Some Implications for Future Planning.”       LSU Alumni News. April, 1976. Pp. 13-17.

Bertrand, Alvin L., Stephen Doeren, Yui-Huen Kwan, and Gary Stokley. “An Elaboration of the Structural Dynamics of Norms and Roles.” Paper read at the annual meeting of the Southwestern Sociological Association, Dallas, TX, April 6-10, 1976. Quarterly Journal of Ideology. Vol. 1, No. 2. Winter, 1977. Pp. 51-57.*

Bertrand, Alvin L., Stephen E. Doeren, and Yui-Huen Kwan.”Restudy of Toledo Bend Reservoir User Characteristics.” Baton Rouge. Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin No. 693. June, 1976.

Durant, Thomas J., Jr. and Alvin L. Bertrand. “The Impact of Aging on Participation in Social and Leisure Activities in Two Louisiana Parishes.” ES Bulletin. August, 1976.

Bertrand, Alvin L. “The Integrated Development of Human and Natural Resources: A Challenge Not Well Met By Rural Sociology.” Address delivered at First Plenary Session, Fourth World Congress for Rural Sociology, Torn, Poland, August 8-14, 1976.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “The Process of Communication in Research Perspective.” Using the Science of Communicating for Communicating Science. Proceedings of the 10th Annual Meeting of the National Sea Grant Institute. 1977.

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Social Science in Corps of Engineering Planning: The Sociological Perspective and Approach in Coastal Zone and Water Resources Research and Development.” Proceedings, Social Scientists Conference, Social Aspects of Comprehensive Planning, Institute for Water Resources. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1977. Pp. 35-43. Paper prepared for Conference of Corps of Engineer Social Scientists, Memphis, TN, September 20, 24, 1976.*


Kwan, Yui-Huen and Alvin L. Bertrand. “Residence as a Factor in Longevity: A Study of                        Louisianians.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Rural Sociology Section,                   Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists Meeting, Atlanta, GA, February, 1977.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Increasing Understanding of the Human Dimension in Natural Resource Planning and Development.” Paper prepared for Conference on Cultural Resources Management, Georgia State University, April 22-23, 1977.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. and Lawrence S. McKenzie, III. ”Fire Prevention Program Planning in a Social Action Perspective: An Exploratory Study of Knowledge, Attitudes, and Leaders in a High fire Risk Area of New Orleans, Louisiana.” Washington, D.C. National Fire Prevention and Control Administration. U.S. Department of Commerce. May, 1977.

Zey-Ferrell, Mary, Eleanor A. Kelley, and Alvin L. Bertrand. “Consumer Preferences and                       Selected Socio-Economic Variables Related to Physical Adequacy of Housing.” Home                 Economics Research Journal. Vol. 5, No. 14. June, 1977. Pp. 232-243.

Bertrand, Alvin L. “A Review and Evaluation of the Social Impact Studies of the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System.” Prepared for the U.S. Army Engineer Institute for Water Resources. July, 1977.*      

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Sociological Horizons for Veterinary Medicine - A Dimension of the Imperative of Food.” Address delivered at the annual meeting of the National Association of State Meat and Food Inspection Directors and the American Association of Food Hygiene Veterinarians, Minneapolis, MN, October 20, 1977.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “The Process of Communication in Research Perspective.” Using the Science of Communicating for Communicating Science. Proceedings of the 10th Annual Meeting of the National Sea Grant Institute. New Orleans, LA, November, 1977.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Environmental Impact Studies in a Social Science Perspective”: A Task Ahead.” Paper read at annual meeting of American Anthropological Association, Houston, TX, November 29-December 4, 1977.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “The Sociological Perspective and Approach in Coastal Zone Research.” Geoscience and Man. Vol. XVIII. December  1977. Pp. 285-289.

Kwan, Yui-Huen and Alvin L. Bertrand. “Mortality and Longevity in Louisiana: The Relationship of Rural Residence to Survival After Age 65.” Baton Rouge. Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin No. 707. April  1978.

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Human Versus Natural Resources in Global Perspective: A Challenge Not Met Well by Social Science.” Sociological Forum. Vol. 1. Fall, 1978. Pp. 5-18.

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Social Traps: The Achilles Heel of Sociology and Sociologists.” Presidential address, Mid-South Sociological Association, Jackson, MS, Nov. 1-4, 1978.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “The Drama of Rural Industrialization: Some Sociological Insights.” Rural Industrialization: A Monograph. Southern Rural Development Center, Mississippi State, MS. 197


 

Pinhey, Thomas K., Michael D. Grimes, and Alvin L. Bertrand. “The Opinions and Attitudes of              Louisiana’s Coastal Zone Residents Toward Outdoor Recreational Development: A                      Perspective for Planning and Management.“ Coastal Zone Management Journal. Vol. 5, Nos. 1-2. 1979. Pp. 131-143.

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Interdisciplinary Accident Investigation Project, Final Report.” Department of Public Safety, Louisiana Highway Commission. July  1979.

Bertrand, Alvin L. Social Traps: The Achilles Heel of Sociology and Sociologists.” Sociological            Forum. Vol. 2, No. 2. Fall, 1979. Pp. 83-91.

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Ethnic and Social Class Minorities in the Dying Small Community.” The                  Dying Community. Edited by Art Gallagher, Jr. and Harlan Padfield. Albuquerque.                       University of New Mexico Press. 1980.

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Some of the Crucial Roles of Managers, Officials and Other Leaders in the Competition for Industry Among Smaller Communities.” Municipal Management: A Journal. Vol. 3, No. 1. Summer, 1980.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “The Swift Transformation of the South from a Rural to an Urban Region: A Case Study of Rapid Social Change Under Confrontation.” Address delivered at Christopher Newport College, Newport News, VA, November 19, 1980.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Rural Sociological Research in the South: An Historical Overview.” Paper read at annual meeting of Southern Rural Sociological Association, Nashville, TN, February 1-4, 1987.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Investiture: The Beginning of Tomorrow.” Address at the Investiture Ceremony for the graduating class of the Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine, May 17, 1988.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Acadiana and Its Cajuns.” Paper prepared for Louisiana visitors.  Place and date unknown.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “The Challenge of Sociology: A Profession to Be or Not to Be.” Paper read at a professional meeting. Place and date unknown.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Comments by a Regional Sociologist.” Southwestern Social Science Quarterly. Vol. 49 No. 1, pp. 36-38.

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Cultural Factors Related to Communication.” Paper presented at a professional meeting. Place and date unknown.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “A Decade of Change: Findings of the 1960 Census of Population, with Special Reference to Louisiana.” Paper prepared for professional meeting. Place and date unknown.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “The Demographic Impact of Agricultural Technology.” Paper read at a professional society meeting. Place and date unknown.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Developmental Eras of Rural Sociology in Social Context.” Paper prepared for a professional society meeting. Place and date unknown.*


 

Bertrand, Alvin L. and Marion Souza. “A Dilemma of Nursing.” Paper presented a t a                              professional meeting. Place and date unknown.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “An Evaluation Perspective for the National Academy for Vocational Education.” Paper prepared for National Academy for Vocational Education Conference. Place and date unknown.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Hospital Services in Louisiana: Hospital Managers Take a Hard Look at the Future.” Article prepared for The Louisiana Business Journal. Date not recorded.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Impact of Technology on the Rural Scene.” Paper read at a professional                      meeting. Place and date unknown.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Know Louisiana (and St. James Parish).” Paper presented in St. James Parish to community leaders. Date unknown.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Louisiana, Wonderland of America.” Paper prepared for Louisiana visitors. Occasion, place, and date unknown.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. and Louis L. Rusoff. “Nuclear Energy and Agriculture: Impending Social Change.” Paper prepared for a professional society meeting. Place and date unknown.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Our Growing Population: Crisis or Challenge.” Paper prepared for a professional meeting. Place and date unknown.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “School Attendance and Attainment: A Basic Problem of Social Adjustment in Rural Areas.” Paper prepared for a professional meeting. Place and date unknown.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Selected Aspects of the Interrelationship of Agricultural Mechanization and Farm Population Change in the Southwest Region.” Paper read at a professional meeting. Place and date unknown.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Social and Economic Problems Underlying Health Conditions in Louisiana.” Paper prepared for a professional meeting. Place and date unknown.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “The Social Organizational Implications of Rural Industrialization in the United States.” Paper prepared for a professional meeting. Place and date unknown.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “A Sociological Perspective for Viewing the Adjustment Problems of the Rural Aged.” Paper presented at a professional meeting. Place and date unknown.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “La Sociologie Rural.” Address presented to Haitian government officials and administrators and students of the CHISS program, Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Date unknown.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “The Sociology of Development: The Drama of an Emerging Sub-Discipline.” Paper read at a professional meeting. Place and date unknown.*

Bertrand, Alvin L. “Structural Analysis in Sociological Perspective: A View and a Challenge.” Paper read at a professional meeting. Place and date unknown.*