Ray E. Wakeley


This is Area Services bulletin no. 3 in the series "Human and Community Resources of Southern Illinois," published in the early 1960s. This report was published in 1962 by Southern Illinois University's Division of Area Services and authored by Dr. Ray E. Wakeley. The series was published as a means to assist the economic, social, and cultural development of southern Illinois. The report focuses on the characteristics of business and cultural services in community centers, which is useful for planning community center development. The report also provides a mechanism to compare communities and gives benchmarks that can be used in development efforts in the various communities.