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The WPA guide to 1930s Kansas

Author: Federal Writers' Project of the Works Project Administration for the state of Kansas.
Publisher: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, 1984, ©1939.
Series: American guide series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st paperback ed., with a new introductionView all editions and formats
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A reissue of a 1939 guide to Kansas compiled as part of the Federal Writers' Project during the Depression years, providing information not only about the attractions of the state, but serving as a cultural chronicle of an earlier time.
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kansas, a guide to the Sunflower State.
WPA guide to 1930s Kansas.
Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, 1984, ©1939
(OCoLC)564206747
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Federal Writers' Project of the Works Project Administration for the state of Kansas.
ISBN: 0700602496 9780700602490
OCLC Number: 12024035
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: Kansas, a guide to the Sunflower State. New York : Viking Press, 1939.
Description: xxxii, 538 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Series Title: American guide series.
Other Titles: Kansas, a guide to the Sunflower State.
Responsibility: compiled and written by the Federal Writers' Project of the Work Projects Administration for the State of Kansas ; with a new introduction by James R. Shortridge.

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A reissue of a 1939 guide to Kansas compiled as part of the Federal Writers' Project during the Depression years, providing information not only about the attractions of the state, but serving as a cultural chronicle of an earlier time.

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"A magnificent time capsule . . . fascinating, eye-opening, intriguing. This book is special. Its 538 pages add up to far more than a simple road guide. It is a richly detailed portrait of Kansas. Read more...

 
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