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San Francisco in the 1930s : the WPA Guide to the City by the Bay

Author: David Kipen; Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration of Northern California.
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This Depression-era guide to San Francisco relates the city's history from the vantage point of the 1930s, describing its culture and highlighting the important tourist attractions of the time.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Guidebooks
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration of Northern California.
San Francisco in the 1930s.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2010940090
(OCoLC)668191541
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Kipen; Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration of Northern California.
ISBN: 9780520948877 0520948874
OCLC Number: 721927449
Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 531 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: pt. 1. Gateway to the west --
pt. 2. "The city" --
pt. 3. Around the world in San Francisco --
pt. 4. Around the Bay --
pt. 5. Appendices.
Other Titles: San Francisco, the bay and its cities.
American guide series.
Responsibility: Federal Writers Project of the Work Projects Administration ; introduction by David Kipen.

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San Francisco has no single landmark by which the world may identify it. This guide to San Francisco relates the city's history from the vantage point of the 1930s, describing its culture and  Read more...

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