The Resource The WPA guide to Wisconsin: : the Badger State, Federal Writers' Project, (ebook)

The WPA guide to Wisconsin: : the Badger State, Federal Writers' Project, (ebook)

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The WPA guide to Wisconsin: : the Badger State
Title
The WPA guide to Wisconsin:
Title remainder
the Badger State
Statement of responsibility
Federal Writers' Project
Title variation
Works Progress Administraton guide to Wisconsin
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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. America's Dairyland is well represented in the WPA Guide to Wisconsin. Essays on the Badger State's vital industries, including agriculture, lumber, and dairy, are included as well as an important look at the labor movement of the 1930s. From the Northern Highland and Lake Superior to the Driftless Area and the Eastern Ridges and Lowlands, the states unique geography is also photographically documented
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Midwest
Dewey number
977.5
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Wisconsin
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  • Wisconsin
  • Wisconsin
  • Wisconsin
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adult
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The WPA guide to Wisconsin: : the Badger State, Federal Writers' Project, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781595342478
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11808702
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remote
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11808702
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MWT11808702
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The WPA guide to Wisconsin: : the Badger State, Federal Writers' Project, (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
9781595342478
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11808702
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11808702
System control number
MWT11808702
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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