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The WPA guide to Massachusetts, the Bay State

Author: United States. Works Progress Administration.; Federal Writers' Project.
Publisher: San Antonio : Trinity University Press, 2014.
Series: WPA Guides to America digital library, no. 6.; American guide series.
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: United States. Works Progress Administration.; Federal Writers' Project.
ISBN: 9781595342195 1595342192
OCLC Number: 881468760
Notes: Title from PDF title page (Ebsco, viewed September 22, 2014).
Includes index.
"This book ... has been published in various editions, but this edition replicates the original"--Title page verso.
Description: 1 online resource.
Series Title: WPA Guides to America digital library, no. 6.; American guide series.
Other Titles: Massachusetts, a guide to its places and people.
Works Progress Administration guide to Massachusetts
Responsibility: [Federal Writers' Project].

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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 ...

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