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United States Works Progress Administration

Overview
Works: 5,589 works in 6,599 publications in 1 language and 34,037 library holdings
Genres: History  Exhibition catalogs  Guidebooks  Digests  Inventories  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Periodicals  Catalogs 
Roles: Publisher, Editor, Compiler, Creator
Classifications: TX715, 394.120973
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Most widely held works by United States
The food of a younger land : a portrait of American food : before the national highway system, before chain restaurants, and before frozen food, when the nation's food was seasonal, regional, and traditional : from the lost WPA files by Mark Kurlansky( Book )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using long-forgotten WPA files archived in the Library of Congress, bestselling author Mark Kurlansky paints a detailed picture of Depression Era Americans through the food that they ate and the local traditions and customs they observed when planning and preparing meals
New horizons in American art by N.Y.) Museum of Modern Art (New York( Book )

3 editions published in 1936 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The food of a younger land [a portrait of American food-- before the national highway system, before chain restaurants, and before frozen food, when the nation's food was seasonal, regional, and traditional-- from the lost WPA files] by Mark Kurlansky( Recording )

10 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of American food--before the national highway system, before chain restaurants, and before frozen food, when the nation's food was seasonal, regional, and traditional--from the lost WPA files
Youth serves the community by Paul Robert Hanna( Book )

6 editions published in 1936 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

State antitrust laws( Book )

4 editions published in 1940 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the antitrust laws of the first 48 states, in actual text or summary, plus relevant decisions of the state and federal courts
Workers on relief in the United States in March 1935 by Philip M Hauser( Book )

in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

State price control legislation by Marketing Laws Survey (U.S.)( Book )

2 editions published in 1940 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

WPA artwork in non-federal repositories by General Services Administration( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inventory of works of art produced under the Works Progress Administration, 1933-1943, located in non-Federal depositories, initiated by the Fine Arts Program of GSA
The WPA guide to Illinois : the Federal Writers' Project guide to 1930s Illinois by United States( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Intracoastal Waterway, Norfolk to Key West by Federal Writers' Project( Book )

4 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rural youth : their situation and prospects by Bruce Lee Melvin( Book )

2 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Migratory cotton pickers in Arizona by Malcolm Johnston Brown( Book )

1 edition published in 1939 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report on progress of the works program by United States( )

in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iowa women in the WPA by Louise R Noun( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

State liquor legislation by Marketing Laws Survey (U.S.)( Book )

2 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analysis of constitutional provisions affecting public welfare in the state of North Dakota by United States( Book )

2 editions published in 1936 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our job with the WPA by United States( Book )

2 editions published in 1936 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We work again( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Documentary about WPA job-training for African Americans in New York City. Includes segments on blue collar labor by African Americans, education of African Americans, and the only known footage of the 1936 production of Orson Welles' Macbeth set in Haiti and put on by the Negro Theatre Project of the Federal Theatre Project in New York; film includes the final minutes of the play in which the army disguised as 'Birnam Wood' arrives, including Welles' altered ending
The WPA guide to Oklahoma the sooner state( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The WPA guide to Pennsylvania the keystone state( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
 
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The food of a younger land : a portrait of American food : before the national highway system, before chain restaurants, and before frozen food, when the nation's food was seasonal, regional, and traditional : from the lost WPA files
Alternative Names

controlled identityUnited States. Work Projects Administration

United States. Works Projects Administration

W.P.A.

Works Progress Administration

Works Progress Administration American supergroup led by Sean Watkins, Glen Phillips, and Luke Bulla

Works Progress Administration (Stati Uniti)

Works Progress Administration (U.S.)

Works Progress Administration United States

Works Projects Administration

WPA

Languages
English (113)

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The food of a younger land [a portrait of American food-- before the national highway system, before chain restaurants, and before frozen food, when the nation's food was seasonal, regional, and traditional-- from the lost WPA files]Iowa women in the WPAOrson Welles on Shakespeare : the W.P.A. and Mercury Theatre playscriptsPosters for the people : art of the WPAAmerican-made the enduring legacy of the WPA : when FDR put the nation to workMen workingTimberline Lodge : the history, art, and craft of an American icon