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The WPA guide to North Carolina : the old north state.

Author: Federal Writers' Project (N.C.),; North Carolina. Department of Conservation and Development,
Publisher: San Antonio, Texas : Trinity University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Guidebooks
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Federal Writers' Project (N.C.),; North Carolina. Department of Conservation and Development,
ISBN: 9781595342317 1595342311
OCLC Number: 879610183
Notes: "#12 - the old north state"--Cover.
Description: 1 online resource.
Other Titles: Works Progress Administration to North Carolina

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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.

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