The original collection of histories in the Library of Congress, consists of approximately 2,900 documents, compiled and transcribed by more than 300 writers from 24 states, working on the Folklore Project of the Federal Writers' Project, a New Deal jobs program that was part of the U.S. Works Progress Administration (WPA) from 1936 to 1940.
2,000-15,000 words in length, the documents vary from narratives to dialogues to reports to case histories. They chronicle life stories of Americans who lived at the turn of the century
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About the Author
The stories and images were compiled by R. S. Lunsford Retired Sergeant with the City of Asheville Police Dept. Working as a Patrol supervisor where several of the narratives are set.
Lunsford has written articles for the Brotherhood of Martial Artist Magazine, Martial Artist Instructor Quarterly, and The Urban News. His books include Juvenile Subcultures and Issues, Cop and Coin A Novel and There's Plenty of Good Air and Sunshine. The latter a narrative on his Grandmother and other families growing up in the Asheville NC Community during the Great Depression.