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The WPA guide to Florida: : the sunshine state, (ebook)

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The WPA guide to Florida: : the sunshine state
Title
The WPA guide to Florida:
Title remainder
the sunshine state
Title variation
Florida
Title variation remainder
a guide to the southermost state
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
During the 1930'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 were commissioned to write these important books. John Steinbeck, Saul Bellow, Zora Neale Hurston, and Ralph Ellison are among the more than 6,000 writers, editors, historians, and researchers who documented this celebration of local histories. Photographs, drawings, driving tours, detailed descriptions of towns, and rich cultural details exhibit each state's unique flavor. In the 21st Century, Florida is a major center for industry and tourism; however, published in 1939, the WPA Guide to Florida exhibits a rather rural and quiet state. This guide gives an interesting perspective on the Sunshine State before its explosive growth starting in the 1950's, focusing on the state's Seminole roots and Spanish influence as well as its lush, diverse landscape
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
917.590464
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Florida
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adult
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The WPA guide to Florida: : the sunshine state, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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  • online
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9781595342089
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11808968
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remote
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11808968
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MWT11808968
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Label
The WPA guide to Florida: : the sunshine state, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781595342089
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11808968
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11808968
System control number
MWT11808968
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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