The Resource The WPA guide to Ohio: : the Buckeye State, (ebook)

The WPA guide to Ohio: : the Buckeye State, (ebook)

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The WPA guide to Ohio: : the Buckeye State
Title
The WPA guide to Ohio:
Title remainder
the Buckeye State
Title variation
Works Progress Administration guide to Ohio
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Language
eng
Summary
During the 1930s 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. For a reader interested in small town life in the early 20th century, the WPA Guide to Ohio is an excellent resource. A series of photographs by Ben Shahn for the Farm Security Administration is well complemented with 17 selective essays about the political, industrial, and cultural life in the Buckeye State. The essay on the economy provides interesting information on the labor movement in Ohio
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Midwest
Dewey number
917.71
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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American guide series
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  • Electronic books
  • Ohio
  • Ohio
  • Ohio
Target audience
adult
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The WPA guide to Ohio: : the Buckeye State, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781595342331
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11777489
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remote
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11777489
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MWT11777489
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The WPA guide to Ohio: : the Buckeye 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
9781595342331
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11777489
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11777489
System control number
MWT11777489
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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