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5 edition of The WPA guide to Texas found in the catalog.

The WPA guide to Texas

with a new introduction

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Published by Texas Monthly Press in Austin, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas.,
  • Texas
    • Subjects:
    • Automobile travel -- Texas -- Guidebooks.,
    • Texas.,
    • Texas -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Don Graham ;the Federal Writers" Project guide to Texas.
      ContributionsUnited States. Work Projects Administration., Federal Writers" Project.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF391 .T277 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxiii, 718 p., [62] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages718
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2546927M
      ISBN 100877190364, 0877190402
      LC Control Number85028830

        Join Bill O’Neal, the State Historian of Texas, as he talks about the Works Progress Administration (WPA). The author of more than 40 books, including Sam Houston Slept Here: Guide . Don Graham has 25 books on Goodreads with ratings. Don Graham’s most popular book is The Good Old Boys. The WPA Guide to Texas: The Federal Writers' Project Guide to Texas by. J. Frank Davis, Don Graham (Introduction) it was amazing avg rating — 2 ratings.

      Records of the Massachusetts WPA. Textual Records (in Boston): General administrative records of the Massachusetts WPA administrator, and records relating to the Salem, MA, Customs House Restoration Project, (in Boston). Engravings (11 images, in Boston): Linoleum block engravings of eleven historical buildings, 's. SEE ALSO Records of the California WPA. Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II City New York Donor bostonpubliclibrary Edition 1. Pantheon ed., Repr.

      Shop the latest titles by Wpa at Alibris including hardcovers, paperbacks, 1st editions, and audiobooks from thousands of sellers worldwide. The Federal Writers' Project (FWP) was a federal government project in the United States created to provide jobs for out-of-work writers during the Great was part of the Works Progress Administration (WPA), a New Deal program. It was one of a group of New Deal arts programs known collectively as Federal Project Number FWP employed thousands of people and produced .


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The WPA Guide to Texas: The Federal Writers' Project Guide to The WPA guide to Texas book Paperback – January 1, by J. Frank Davis (Author), Don Graham (Introduction) Author: J.

Frank Davis. Equaling the massive size of the state, the WPA Guide to Texas is just as expansive at pages. From the Panhandle to the Rio Grande Valley, The Lone Star State’s landscape is as varied as its political and cultural past.

Having been under the control of six different nations’ flags, the history section is particularly : The WPA guide to Texas: With a new introduction Hardcover – January 1, by Don (introduction) Federal Writers Project; Graham (Author)Author: Don (introduction) Federal Writers Project; Graham.

From the Panhandle to the Rio Grande Valley, the Lone Star State’s landscape is as varied as its political and cultural past, and The WPA Guide to Texas covers it all.

Having been under the control of six different nations, the state has a history that is particularly rich. Genre/Form: Guidebooks: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: United States. Work Projects Administration.; Federal Writers' Project. ISBN:   This book gives an overview of the city of Dallas, Texas including statistics about the people and businesses as well as background information regarding the government, businesses, and social aspects of the city.

The book also gives information about tourism and points of interest in the city and in Dallas County. Index starts on page Sheffield Genealogy Library Sale Texas Book List – Rev.

05/31/12 [email protected] 3 Abstract of All Original Grants and Locations Comprising Texas Land Titles to June   The WPA Dallas Guide and History Page: xxi, p.: ill., maps ; 23 cm.

This book is part of the collection entitled: University of North Texas Press and was provided to The Portal to Texas History by the UNT by: 7. Houston, Texas Entertaining a Nation; the Career of Long Branch (New Jersey), Los Angeles, California, New Orleans New York City ; New York Panorama; a Comprehensive View of the Metropolis (), functions as a preface and overview for the main book.

Activities of the Work Projects Administration in any given area of the country were dependent on the needs and skills of the persons on relief in that area, since the main prerequisite for WPA employment was one's certified relief status.

In Texas this had the effect of limiting projects in the arts. Photographs, drawings, driving tours, detailed descriptions of towns, and rich cultural details exhibit each state's unique ng the massive size of the state, the WPA Guide to Texas.

Equaling the massive size of the state, the WPA Guide to Texas is just as expansive at pages. From the Panhandle to the Rio Grande Valley, The Lone Star State's landscape is as varied as its political and cultural past. Having been under the control of six different nations' flags, the.

Equaling the massive size of the state, the WPA Guide to Texas is just as expansive at pages. From the Panhandle to the Rio Grande Valley, The Lone Star State’s landscape is as varied as its political and cultural past. Having been under the control of six different nations’ flags, the history section is particularly : Trinity University Press.

Manuscripts, typescripts, printed material, maps, scrapbooks, and photographs document programs of the Works Progress Administration in Texas. The records were largely created in the s and early s and much of the records that were inventoried or transcribed by the WPA workers were from the s and early s.

The University of North Texas Press was founded in and published its first book in Though it is the newest university press in North Texas, it has quickly become a leading press with the most titles in print (more than ) and published (15 to 18 each year).Cited by: 7.

This Library Research Guide was developed by Bruce Whitham. It is posted on the Rowan University Libraries' Research Guides site to introduce a fascinating series of guides (the "American Guide Series"), produced by workers in the Federal Writers' Project, one of many projects of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) [also called Work Projects Administration ()].Author: Samantha Kennedy.

University of North Texas Press, - Travel - pages 0 Reviews Described erroneously in the November R&R as a reprint of the edition originally published by the Federal Works Agency of the WPA. The WPA Guides To The States by Valerie Jean Kramer.

From tothe WPA (Works Progress Administration), through it's Federal Writers' Project created a series of books that captured the country in print. Forty-Eight state guides plus territorial guide books, city guides, etc. form a wonderful resource for learning about our country.

This book gives an overview of the city of Dallas, Texas including statistics about the people and businesses as well as background information regarding the government, businesses, and social aspects of the city. The book also gives information about tourism and points of interest in the city and in Dallas County.

Index starts on page Cited by: 7. THE AMERICAN GUIDE A Source Book and Complete Travel Guide for the United States.

Alsberg, Henry G. () MISSOURI A Guide to the 'show Me' State. [Wpa]. () MONTEREY PENINSULA. Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]. () NEW HAMPSHIRE A Guide to the Granite State.

Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]. () LIVINGSTON The Story of a Community. During the s in the United States, the Works Progress Administration developed the Federal Writers’ Project to support writers and artists while making a national effort to document the country’s shared history and culture.

The American Guide series consists of individual guides to each of the states. Little-known authors—many of whom would later become celebrated literary figures.The American Guide Series was a group of books and pamphlets published in –41 under the auspices of the Federal Writers' Project (FWP), a Depression-era works program in the United American Guide Series books were compiled by the FWP, but printed by individual states, and contained detailed histories of each of the then 48 states of the Union with descriptions of every major.A selected reading list of Texas books: p