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First-person America

Author: Ann Banks; Federal Writers' Project.
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1980.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of 80 life histories, written between 1938 and 1942 by the Federal Writer's Projects, of men and women from all parts of the country.
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Genre/Form: Oral history
Autobiographie
Quelle
oral histories (literary works)
Oral histories
Biographies
Histoires orales
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
First-person America.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1980
(OCoLC)557681070
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Banks; Federal Writers' Project.
ISBN: 0394413970 9780394413976
OCLC Number: 6448346
Notes: Eighty narratives originally recorded by members of the Federal Writers' Project.
Description: xxv, 287 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Old times --
Immigrant lives --
The yards --
Industrial lore --
Monumental stone --
Rank and file --
Tobacco people --
Women on work --
Trouplers and pitchmen --
The jazz language --
Testifying.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Ann Banks.

Abstract:

A collection of 80 life histories, written between 1938 and 1942 by the Federal Writer's Projects, of men and women from all parts of the country.

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