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Historic America : buildings, structures, and sites

Author: Alicia Stamm; C Ford Peatross; Historic American Buildings Survey.; Historic American Engineering Record.; Library of Congress.
Publisher: Washington : Library of Congress : For sale by Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Historic America.
Washington : Library of Congress : For sale by Supt. of Docs., U.S.G.P.O., 1983
(OCoLC)619384584
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alicia Stamm; C Ford Peatross; Historic American Buildings Survey.; Historic American Engineering Record.; Library of Congress.
ISBN: 0844404314 9780844404318
OCLC Number: 9785137
Description: xvi, 708 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Using the HABS/HAER collections at the Library of Congress / Mary M. Ison --
The historic American buildings survey : its beginnings / Charles E. Peterson --
The survey in Louisiana in the 1930s / Samuel Wilson, Jr. --
Documenting a city : Philadelphia / George B. Tatum --
Cape May, New Jersey : preservation of a Victorian town / Carolyn Pitts --
Main Street : its revitalization / Carole Rifind --
Documenting early American technology : covered bridges / Richard Sanders Allen --
Recording a room : the kitchen / Rodris Roth --
Fittings and fixtures : miscellaneous Americana in survey photographs / Denys Peter Myers --
America's cast-iron heritage / Margot Gayle --
Vernacular construction in the survey / Carl Lounsbury --
Recording the work of an architect : Frank Lloyd Wright / David G. Delong --
HABS at an awkward age : the 1960s and 1970s / Robert Bruegmann --
Recording historic buildings : new philosophies, new techniques, new technologies / John Burns --
A rich vein in the mother lode : HABS in the Library of Congress / C. Ford Peatross --
Future directions for the historic American buildings survey / Robert J. Kapsch --
The checklist of buildings, structures, and sites --
Using the checklist / Alicia Stamm.
Responsibility: recorded by the Historic American Buildings Survey and the Historic American Engineering Record ; checklist compiled by Alicia Stamm ; essays edited by C. Ford Peatross.

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