The Resource The WPA guide to West Virginia: : the mountain state, (ebook)

The WPA guide to West Virginia: : the mountain state, (ebook)

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The WPA guide to West Virginia: : the mountain state
Title
The WPA guide to West Virginia:
Title remainder
the mountain state
Title variation
  • Works Progress Administration guide to West Virginia
  • West Virginia
Title variation remainder
a guide to the mountain state
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Subject
Genre
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. The beautiful landscape as well as the significant role of the coal mining industry are both detailed in the WPA Guide to West Virginia. The essay "Country Folk and Country Ways" gives the reader an idea of how rural life was in the Mountain State in the early 20th century and the descriptions of Charleston, Clarksburg, and other cities are complete with stunning photographs of classic Southern architecture
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Midwest
Dewey number
917/.54
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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American guide series
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  • West Virginia
  • West Virginia
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adult
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The WPA guide to West Virginia: : the mountain state, (ebook)
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9781595342461
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11777325
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11777325
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MWT11777325
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The WPA guide to West Virginia: : the mountain 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
9781595342461
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11777325
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11777325
System control number
MWT11777325
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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