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|"Materials for race improvement," page from C. Davenport's notebook
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|American Philosophical Society,
Dav, B:D27.,--,Miscellaneous notes #1
June 27, 1912
B. Materials for race improvement.
1. Individual differences
2. Why are we different?
3. The hypothesis of numerous potential strains.
Stature: Negrillo Akkas/avg. (38 cm.) Scots of Galloway 129 [illegible]
Eye color See Fig. 9 [illegible]
Hair color - 10, 11, 12
Hair form --10, 11, 12 [bracketed] Straight [illegible]
[2 lines illegible]
Skin color -
Mel[illegible] Segregation of whites out of Negro white crosses - Jamaica
blue spots ([illegible]) of babies.
Stature Fig 16
Pigmies of Africa
Scotch avg [male symbol] - 78 to 180 cm.
Musical ability - The bracket
Pomeroys - Berclior
Mathematics of skill -
Longfellow family (June 28, 1912)
Poetry & [illegible]
[five lines illegible]
[illegible handwriting, several lines]
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