The Wpa Guides: Mapping America

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In 1935 the FDR administration put 40,000 unemployed artists to work in four federal arts projects. The main contribution of one unit, the Federal Writers Project, was the American Guide Series, a collectively composed set of guidebooks to every state, most regions, and many cities, towns, and villages across the United States. The WPA arts projects were poised on the cusp of the modern bureaucratization of culture. They occurred at a moment when the federal government was extending its reach into citizens' daily lives. ...

The Wpa Guides: Mapping America 1999, University Press of Mississippi

ISBN-13: 9781578061952

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The Wpa Guides: Mapping America 1999, University Press of Mississippi

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