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United States Works Progress Administration

Overview
Works: 6,125 works in 7,237 publications in 1 language and 41,632 library holdings
Genres: Guidebooks  Maps  Reference works  Exhibition catalogs  History  Digests  Inventories  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Catalogs 
Roles: Publisher, Editor, Composer, Compiler, Other, Creator
Classifications: F411, 917.81
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Most widely held works by United States
Arkansas : a guide to the state by Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Arkansas( Book )

1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhode Island : a guide to the smallest state by Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration for the State of Rhode Island( Book )

1 edition published in 1937 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Washington : a guide to the Evergreen state by Writers' Program (Wash.)( Book )

1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maine : a guide 'down east' by Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration for the State of Maine( Book )

1 edition published in 1937 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kansas : a guide to the Sunflower state by Federal Writers' Project of the Work Projects Administration for the State of Kansas( Book )

1 edition published in 1939 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author: Federal Writers' Project of the Work Projects Administration for the State of Kansas; Evans, Harold C Subject: Kansas -- Guidebooks Publisher: New York, The Viking Press Pages: 572 Possible copyright status: NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT Language: English Call number: 6748 Digitizing sponsor: msn Book contributor: Prelinger Library Collection: prelinger_library; additional_collections; americana Full catalog record: MARCXML This book has an editable web page on Open Library
New horizons in American art by N.Y.) Museum of Modern Art (New York( Book )

3 editions published in 1936 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The food of a younger land : [a portrait of American food-- before the national highway system, before chain restaurants, and before frozen food, when the nation's food was seasonal, regional, and traditional-- from the lost WPA files] by Mark Kurlansky( Recording )

10 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of American food--before the national highway system, before chain restaurants, and before frozen food, when the nation's food was seasonal, regional, and traditional--from the lost WPA files
State antitrust laws by Marketing Laws Survey (U.S.)( Book )

4 editions published in 1940 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the antitrust laws of the first 48 states, in actual text or summary, plus relevant decisions of the state and federal courts
Youth serves the community by Paul Robert Hanna( Book )

6 editions published in 1936 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

State price control legislation by Marketing Laws Survey (U.S.)( Book )

2 editions published in 1940 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Workers on relief in the United States in March 1935 by United States( Book )

in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analysis of constitutional provisions affecting public welfare in the state of Wyoming by United States( Book )

29 editions published between 1936 and 1937 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Intracoastal Waterway, Norfolk to Key West by Federal Writers' Project( Book )

4 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

WPA artwork in non-federal repositories by General Services Administration( Book )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inventory of works of art produced under the Works Progress Administration, 1933-1943, located in non-Federal depositories, initiated by the Fine Arts Program of GSA
The WPA guide to Illinois : the Federal Writers' Project guide to 1930s Illinois by United States( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The skill of brick and stone masons, carpenters, and painters employed on Works Progress Administration projects in seven cities in January, 1937 by United States( Book )

1 edition published in 1937 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We work again( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Documentary about WPA job-training for African Americans in New York City. Includes segments on blue collar labor by African Americans, education of African Americans, and the only known footage of the 1936 production of Orson Welles' Macbeth set in Haiti and put on by the Negro Theatre Project of the Federal Theatre Project in New York; film includes the final minutes of the play in which the army disguised as 'Birnam Wood' arrives, including Welles' altered ending
The WPA guide to New Jersey : the garden state by Federal Writers' Project( )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
 
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The food of a younger land : [a portrait of American food-- before the national highway system, before chain restaurants, and before frozen food, when the nation's food was seasonal, regional, and traditional-- from the lost WPA files]
Alternative Names

controlled identityUnited States. Work Projects Administration

United States. Works Projects Administration

W.P.A.

Works Progress Administration

Works Progress Administration American supergroup led by Sean Watkins, Glen Phillips, and Luke Bulla

Works Progress Administration (Stati Uniti)

Works Progress Administration (U.S.)

Works Progress Administration United States

Works Projects Administration

WPA

Languages
English (123)

Covers
Posters for the people : art of the WPAAmerican-made : the enduring legacy of the WPA : when FDR put the nation to workMen workingTimberline Lodge : the history, art, and craft of an American icon