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CALIFORNIA

California32
CALIFORNIA: A GUIDE TO THE GOLDEN STATE/ Compiled and Written by the Federal Writers’ Project of the Works Progress Administration for the State of California.—New York: Hastings House, 1939.—xxxi, 713 p.: ill., maps, b&w photos; 21 cm.—(American Guide Series).
[Chronology: p. 687-693.—A Selected Reading List of California Books: p. 694-698.—Index: p. 699-713.—First published in May 1939.—Verso of t-p.—Sponsored by Mabel R. Gillis, California State Librarian.—T-p.—Editorial Staff for Northern California:...Kenneth Rexroth [and Kenneth Patchen]...For the Federal Art Project, Northern California: Sonya Sitomer, Charles Surendorf.—p. vii.
Maps: Map on front endpapers: Tour Key Map, California. Folded colored map in back pocket: verso, Map of California, with insert map: California Transportation; recto, b&w map, Los Angeles & Vicinity, and, San Francisco.—Text maps of: University of California (Berkeley), Oakland, Sacramento, San Diego, Downtown San Francisco, Death Valley National Monument, Sequoia National Park, Yosemite National Park.
Photos: 100 b&w photos.
Chapter head- and tail piece art: unidentified.
Endpapers: front, Tour Key Map, California.
Binding: light green cloth with dark green lettering.
Dustjacket: Second state, or later. Jacket illustration courtesy, Southern Pacific Company.—Inside front flap. Front and spine: color photograph of three people standing at the base of a group of Sequoia trees; back: newspaper reviews excerpts and small b&w illustration].
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Los Angeles: a guide to the city and its environs/Compiled by Workers of the Writers’ Program of the Work Projects Administration in Southern California; sponsored by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.—Completely rev. 2nd ed.—New York: Hastings House, 1951.—441 p.: ill., maps; 21 cm.—(American Guide Series).
[Chronology: p. 413-420; Selective bibliography: p 421-427; Index: p. 429-441. “Tour Key Map Los Angeles” on front and back endpapers. In dustjacket with illustration of mural by Edward Biberman].
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Festivals in San Francisco/Prepared by the Northern California Writers’ Project, Work Projects Administration; sponsored by International Institute.—Palo Alto: James Ladd Delkin, Stanford University, 1939.—67 p.: ill.; 27.5 cm.—(American Guide Series).
[List of consultants: p. 57-59; Current information: p. 60-62; Index to National Groups: p. 63-65; Bibliography: p. 66-67. Pauline Vinson, art—verso of t-p.—1000 copies printed at The Grabhorn Press, 1939—colophon. In plain dustwrapper].
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San Diego: a California city/Prepared by the San Diego Federal Writers’ Project, Works Progress Administration, State of California; sponsored...by the San Diego Historical Society.—San Diego: San Diego Historical Society, 1937.—138 p.: ill., maps (some folded); 22 cm.—(American Guide Series).
[Bibliography: p. 127-130; Index: p. 131-138. Cover design by Mallette Dean, Federal Art Project, San Francisco.—p. ix].
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Death Valley: a guide/Written and compiled by the Federal Writers’ Project of the Works Progress Administration of Northern California; sponsored by the Bret Harte Associates.—Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1939.—75 p.: ill., maps (some folded); 24.5 cm.
[Bibliography: p. [71]; Index: p. [73]-75. Includes three photographs by Edward Weston. In dustjacket. “Approved by the National Park Service, Department of the Interior”—on cover].
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The Old West: pioneer tales of San Bernardino County/Compiled by Workers of the WPA Writers’ Program of the Work Projects Administration in Southern California; sponsored by Arrowhead Parlor No. 110, Native Sons of the Golden West.—San Bernardino: Sun Company, 1940.—53 p.: ill.; 23 cm.
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The history of San Diego County ranchos: the Spanish, Mexican, and American occupation of San Diego County and the story of the ownership of land grants therein/originally written by R.W. Brackett; sponsored by the San Diego Historical Society.—5th ed.—San Diego: Union Title Insurance Company, c1939, c1960.—70 p.: ill., maps; 21 cm.
[Map: “San Diego County ranchos with historic routes and points of interest” on front and back endpapers. Bibliography: p. 65. Index: p. 66-70].
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Almanac for Thirty-Niners/Compiled by the Workers of the Federal Writers’ Project of the Works Progress Administration in the City of San Francisco; with illustrations by the WPA Federal Art Project in the City of San Francisco; sponsored by Bret Harte Associates of California.—[Palo Alto]: James Ladd Delkin, c1938.—127 p.: ill.; 19.5 cm.
[Cover and illustrations, Lloyd Wulf. Map of 1939 World’s Fair of the West on back cover. Bibliography: p. 124].
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Program of Western States Recreation Conference, W.P.A. Region #5: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming/Regional Recreation Conference, San Francisco, Jan. 25-30, 1937; Works Progress Administration.—[S.l.: s.n.], 1937.—[10] p.; 30.5 cm.
[Typescript].

COLORADO

Colorado41
COLORADO: A GUIDE TO THE HIGHEST STATE/ Compiled by Workers of the Writers’ Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Colorado.—New York: Hastings House, 1941.—xxxiii, 511 p.: ill., maps, b&w photos; 21 cm.—(American Guide Series).
[Chronology: p. 467-472.—Selective Reading List: p. 473-479.—Population Figures: p. 480.—Index: p. 497-511.—First published in 1941.—Verso of t-p.—Sponsored by the Colorado State Planning Commission.—T-p.
Maps: Front and back endpapers: Key to Colorado Tours. —Text maps of:Colorado Springs, Denver, Pueblo, Rocky Mountain National Park, Map of Colorado in sections.
Photos: 113 b&w photos by Rothstein, Lea, and Allison, et al.
Chapter tail-piece art: unidentified, some signed R.H.
Endpapers: Front and back: map, Key to Colorado Tours.
Binding: Peach cloth with dark brown lettering.
Dustjacket: Front and spine in black, yellow and red. B&w photo of mountain valley on front. Back: excerpt of newspaper review and small b&w illustration of Indian village].
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Ghost towns of Colorado/Compiled by Workers of the Writers’ Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Colorado; sponsored by Ralph L. Carter, Governor of Colorado.—New York: Hastings House, 1947.—114 p.: ill.; 21 cm.—(American Guide Series).
[Photographs on endpapers. Front endpaper photo of Telluride, Colo, 1940, by Farm Security Administration. In illustrated dustjacket by D. Hewlings?].
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The Apache/Material prepared by Federal Writers’ Project; Sponsored...by Arizona State Teachers College at Flagstaff.—Flagstaff: Arizona State Teachers College, 1939.—16 p.: 1 ill.; 23 cm.
[Bibliography: p. [17]. Arizona State Teachers College Bulletin, v. 20, #1 (Aug. 1939)].

CONNECTICUT

Connecticut44
CONNECTICUT: A GUIDE TO ITS ROADS, LORE, AND PEOPLE/Written by Workers of the Federal Writers’ Project of the Works Progress Administration for the State of Connecticut.—Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1938.—xxxiii, 591 p.: ill., maps, b&w photos; 21 cm.—(American Guide Series).
[Chronology: p. 557-561.—Selected Reading List: p. 562-565.—Index: p. 567-586.—Index of Old and Historic Houses: p. 587-593.—Sponsored by Wilbur L. Cross, Governor of Connecticut.—T-p.—We are especially indebted to Mr. Edgar L. Heermance, whose ?Connecticut Guide’ was our predecessor and inspiration, and who graciously allowed us the use of his files containing valuable field notes and historical information.—p. xi-xii.
Maps: Front endpapers: Key to Connecticut Tours.—Folded colored map in back pocket: recto: Connecticut; verso: Connecticut Transportation Facilities, and, Location of Connecticut State Parks-Forest and Historic Sites.—Text maps of: Bridgeport, Danbury, Fairfield, Greenwich, Guilford, Hartford, Hartford Tour Map, Meriden, Middletown, Milford, New Britain, New Haven, New Haven Tour Map, New London, Norwalk, Norwich, Norwichtown, Stamford, Stonington, Waterbury, Wethersfield, Windsor, and Key to Connecticut Tours.
Photos: 102 b&w photos.
Endpapers: Front: map, Key to Connecticut Tours.
Binding: Red fabric with gold lettering.
Dustjacket: Front: b&w photo of church. Back: six b&w Houghton Mifflin New England guides superimposed on a map of New England].

DELAWARE

Delaware45
DELAWARE: A GUIDE TO THE FIRST STATE/ Compiled and Written by the Federal Writers’ Project of the Works Progress Administration for the State of Delaware.—New York: Viking Press, 1938.—xxv, 549 p.: ill.; maps, b&w photos; 21 cm.—(American Guide Series).
[Chronology: p. [519]-529.—Bibliography: p. [530]-538.—Index: p. [539]-549.—First published in June 1938.—Verso of t-p.—Sponsored by Edward W. Cooch, Lieutenant Governor.—T-p.
Maps: Front endpapers: Key to Delaware Tours.—Folded colored map in back pocket: verso, Delaware; recto, Delaware, recreation map; Delaware, transportation map.—Text maps of: Arden, Dover, Lewes, Milford, Newark, New Castle, Rehoboth, Wilmington, Wedge Map.
Photos: 87 b&w photographs and drawings. All photographs not otherwise credited are by Willard S. Stewart, of the Federal Writers’ Project in Delaware. The drawings are the work of John Moll, of the Federal Art Project Delaware.—p. xvi.
Endpapers: Front: map, Key to Delaware Tours.—23 x 13.5 cm.
Binding: Bright blue cloth with gold lettering.
Dustjacket: Printed in pale yellow and dark blue. Front and spine illustration of the sailing ship, Kalmar Nyckel 1638 by John Moll. Back: Viking Press blurb on the American Guide Series].

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