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United States Work Projects Administration

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Works: 3,278 works in 4,296 publications in 1 language and 43,999 library holdings
Genres: Guidebooks  Maps  History  Interviews  Sources  Biography  Bibliography  Genealogy  Catalogs  Pictorial works 
Roles: Editor, Composer, Compiler
Classifications: F566, 917.74
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Florida : a guide to the southernmost state by Federal Writers' Project of the Work Projects Administration for the State of Florida( Book )

1 edition published in 1939 in English and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michigan : a guide to the Wolverine State by Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Michigan( Book )

1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Missouri : a guide to the "Show me" State by Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Missouri( Book )

1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For other editions, see Author Catalog
Louisiana : a guide to the state by Louisiana Writers' Project( Book )

2 editions published between 1941 and 1945 in English and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The WPA Oklahoma slave narratives( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'I never talk to nobody 'bout this' was the response of one aged African American when asked by a Works Project Administration field worker to share memories of his life in slavery and after emancipation. He and other ex-slaves were uncomfortable with the memories of a time when black and white lives were interwoven through human bondage." "Yet the WPA field workers overcame the old people's reticence, and American West scholars T. Lindsay Baker and Julie P. Baker have collected all the known WPA Oklahoma "slave narratives" in this volume for the first time - including fourteen never published before. Their careful editorial notes detail what is known about the interviewers and the process of preparing the narratives." "The interviews were made in the late 1930s in Oklahoma. Although many African Americans had relocated there after emancipation in 1865, some interviewees had been slaves of Cherokees, Chickasaws, Choctaws, or Creeks in the Indian Territory. Their narratives constitute important primary sources on the foodways, agricultural practices, and home life of Oklahoma Indians." "This definitive, indexed edition will be an important resource for Oklahoma and Southwest historians as well as those interested in the history of African Americans, slavery, and Oklahoma's Five Tribes. For those studying the generation of African American men and women who over a century ago initiated black life in Oklahoma, the slave narratives are a major source of collective memory."--Jacket
Kentucky : a guide to the Bluegrass state by Federal Writers' Project of the Work Projects Administration for the State of Kentucky( Book )

1 edition published in 1939 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oregon : end of the trail by Federal Writers' Project (Or.)( Book )

1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Virginia : a guide to the Old Dominion by Virginia Writers' Project( Book )

1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This copy is part of a hypertexts collection produced by students and faculty at the University of Virginia American Studies Program
Washington, D.C. : a guide to the Nation's capital by D.C.) Writers' Program (Washington( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Utah, a guide to the state by Writers' Program (Utah)( Book )

1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Massachusetts Institute of Technology wavelength tables : with intensities in arc, spark, or discharge tube of more than 100,000 spectrum lines most strongly emitted by the atomic elements under normal conditions of excitation between 10,000 A. and 2000 A., arranged in order of decreasing wavelengths by Massachusetts Institute of Technology( Book )

10 editions published between 1950 and 1982 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 110,000 wavelength entries from the 1939 edition with corrections or changes indicated by a line through the entry. Read the introduction to the 1969 edition for further explanation. Wavelengths in the range of 10,000-2,000 A are covered
Archaeological excavations at Kukulik, St. Lawrence Island, Alaska : preliminary report by Otto William Geist( Book )

4 editions published between 1936 and 1937 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reprint of 1936 ed. published by U.S. Govt. Print. Office and issued as v.2 of Miscellaneous publications of the University of Alaska. Results of investigations 1926-35
Final statistical report of the Federal Emergency Relief Administration by United States( Book )

3 editions published between 1942 and 1972 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

... Mexican migratory workers of south Texas by United States( Book )

8 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rural regions of the United States by A. R Mangus( Book )

2 editions published in 1940 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This report provides a geographic background for analyses of the problems of relief and unemployment--cf. p. iii
The Federal Theatre Project Collection : a register of the Library of Congress collection of U.S. Work Projects Administration records on deposit at George Mason University by Library of Congress( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

... The pecan shellers of San Antonio. The problem of underpaid and unemployed Mexican labor by United States( Book )

8 editions published between 1940 and 1975 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summary of relief and federal work program statistics, 1933-1940 by United States( Book )

4 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The WPA Dallas guide and history( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The WPA Oklahoma slave narratives
Alternative Names

controlled identityUnited States. Works Progress Administration

Procuratio Progressus Operum

United States Federal Works Agency Work Projects Administration

United States Federal Works Agency Works Projects Administration

United States Work Projects Administration

United States Works Progress Administration

United States Works Projects Administration

W.P.A.

Work Projects Administration

Work Projects Administration (U.S.)

Work Projects Administration United States

Works Progress Administration federalt program i USA

Works Progress Administration (U.S.)

Works Project Administration

Works Projects Administration

WPA

Управление общественных работ США

공공산업진흥국

公共事業促進局

公共事业振兴署

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English (142)

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology wavelength tables : with intensities in arc, spark, or discharge tube of more than 100,000 spectrum lines most strongly emitted by the atomic elements under normal conditions of excitation between 10,000 A. and 2000 A., arranged in order of decreasing wavelengthsFurious improvisation : how the WPA and a cast of thousands made high art out of desperate timesSin nombre : Hispana and Hispano artists of the New Deal eraCheck list of Historical Records Survey publications : bibliography of research projects reportsOrganizing the unemployed : community and union activists in the industrial heartland