The WPA Guide to South Dakota: The Federal Writers' Project Guide to 1930s South Dakota

The WPA Guide to South Dakota: The Federal Writers' Project Guide to 1930s South Dakota

by Federal Writers' Federal Writers' Project
     
 

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Rolling prairie grasslands in the east, surreal Badlands and lush Black Hills in the west: South Dakota is a state of vivid contrasts. In this classic and now-rare guide to Depression-era South Dakota, you can discover the historic byways and back roads of this beautiful state. Originally part of the American Guide Series, this book was written both to chronicle

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Rolling prairie grasslands in the east, surreal Badlands and lush Black Hills in the west: South Dakota is a state of vivid contrasts. In this classic and now-rare guide to Depression-era South Dakota, you can discover the historic byways and back roads of this beautiful state. Originally part of the American Guide Series, this book was written both to chronicle the physical and cultural landscape of the Mount Rushmore State and to employ out-of-work writers. The result is a snapshot of South Dakota as our grandparents knew it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780873517102
Publisher:
Minnesota Historical Society Press
Publication date:
05/01/2006
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
472
File size:
4 MB

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Meet the Author

The Federal Writers Project of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) was created by the federal government during the Great Depression to put thousands of unemployed writers to work.

John E. Miller, professor emeritus of history at South Dakota State University-Brookings, is editor of History of South Dakota (4th edition, revised).

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