Carey McWilliams

Carey McWilliams

Fellow: Awarded 1941
Field of Study: General Nonfiction
Fellow: Awarded 1944
Field of Study: General Nonfiction

Competition: US & Canada

Division of Immigration and Housing, State of California

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1941–42:

McWILLIAMS, CAREY:  Appointed for a study of plantation agricultural labor in the Hawaiian Islands; tenure, twelve months from the spring of 1941 (postponed).

Born December 13, 1905, Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Education: University of Southern California, 1925–27; University of California at Los Angeles, 1921–22, 1923–24.

Chief of Division, 1938—, State Division of Immigration and Housing, California.

Publications:  Ambrose Bierce, 1929; The New Regionalism in American Literature, 1931; Louis Adamic and Shadow America, 1935; Factories in the Field, 1939. Articles in New Republic, Nation, American Mercury, North American Review, Saturday Review of Literature, Bookman, Baltimore Sun, Westways. Contributor to Dictionary of American Biography.

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