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New Orleans City Guide
     

New Orleans City Guide

by Works Progress Administration
 

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In 1938, under the direction of novelist and historian Lyle Saxon, The Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration produced this delightfully detailed portrait of New Orleans. Containing recipes, photographs and folklore, it is consistently hailed as one of the best books produced about the city. Remarkably, many of the sites and attractions the WPA

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In 1938, under the direction of novelist and historian Lyle Saxon, The Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration produced this delightfully detailed portrait of New Orleans. Containing recipes, photographs and folklore, it is consistently hailed as one of the best books produced about the city. Remarkably, many of the sites and attractions the WPA chronicled in 1938 are still around today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781891053405
Publisher:
Garrett County Press
Publication date:
08/15/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
430
File size:
26 MB
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The WPA was a New Deal public works project (1935-43) that put millions of Americans to work building infrastructure, organizing information and creating art.

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