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date: 16 October 2019

Randolph, Vancelocked

(23 February 1892–01 November 1980)
  • Robert Cochran

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Randolph, Vance (23 February 1892–01 November 1980), folklorist, was born in Pittsburg, Kansas, the son of John Randolph, an attorney and Republican politician, and Theresa Gould, a librarian. Randolph was attracted to the exotic life and radical politics of the mining camps near Pittsburg. He dropped out of high school but eventually graduated from the local college (now Pittsburg State University) in 1914 and completed an M.A. in psychology at Clark University in 1915, writing a thesis on dream analysis for ...

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