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MAINE

Maine132
MAINE: A GUIDE 'DOWN EAST'/Written by Workers of the Federal Writers’ Project of the Works Progress Administration for the State of Maine—Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1937.—xxvi, 476 p.: ill., maps, b&w photos.; 21 cm.—(American Guide Series).
[Chronology: p. [443]-453.—Selected Reading List: p. [454]- 458.—Index: p. [459]-476.—Sponsored by the Maine Development Commission.—T-p.
Maps: Folded colored map: Front: Maine State Map; back: Maine Recreation Map, Maine Transportation Map.—Text maps of: Augusta, Bangor, Brunswick, Houlton, Lewiston and Auburn, Portland, Waterville, Portland, Section of Maine Coast, Key to Maine Tours.
Photos: 95 b&w photographs.
Endpapers: front: map, Key to Maine Tours.—26 x 19 cm.
Binding: Dark green fabric with gold lettering.
Dustjacket: Front: black and white photograph of a Maine lighthouse. Back: Houghton Mifflin advertisement photograph of map of New England with the six state guides superimposed].
133
Maine’s Capitol/Written and Compiled by the Federal Writers’ Project of the Work Projects Administration for the State of Maine; sponsored by the Department of Education of the State of Maine, Augusta.—Augusta: Kennebec Journal Print Shop, 1939.—60 p.: ill.; 23 cm.—(American Guide Series).
[Drawings signed Humiston and Avanzato. Paper covers printed in silver with images of the Capitol on front and State Seal on back].

MARYLAND

Maryland134
MARYLAND: A GUIDE TO THE OLD LINE STATE/Compiled by workers of the Writers’ Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Maryland.—New York: Oxford University Press, 1940.—xxviii, 561 p.: ill., maps, b&w photos; 21 cm.—(American Guide Series).
[Chronology: p. 527-534.—Bibliography: p. 535-543. —Index: p. 545-561.—First published in August 1940. —Verso of t-p.—Sponsored by Herbert R. O’Conor, Governor of Maryland.—T-p.—Includes a chapter on Cookery: p. 168-171, with recipes on preparing terrapin, planked shad, deviled crabs, Maryland biscuits, and Maryland apple toddy. The only other State Guides to includes sections on regional cuisine were: Louisiana, North Carolina, Oregon, and South Carolina.
Maps: Front endpapers: map, Key to Maryland Tours.—Folded colored map in back pocket: front, Maryland; back, Baltimore, Maryland.—Text maps of: Annapolis, Cumberland, Frederick, Hagerstown.
Photos: 96 b&w photographs by Matthew Brady, W. Lincoln Highton, Holmes I. Mettee, Kramer-Bodice, H. Robins Hollyday, J.S. Rowan, Rothstein, Farm Security Administration, and other government and private agencies.
Endpapers: Front: map, Key to Maryland Tours.—18 x 23 cm.
Binding: Blue-gray cloth with dark green lettering. Small dark green image of two fisherman in a boat with three birds and the sun.
Dustjacket: Front: blue and white photograph from pages between 344-345, entitled “Sailing Weather” by J.S. Rowan. Back: Oxford Books advertisement for the Virginia and Florida guides].

MASSACHUSETTS

Massachusetts135
MASSACHUSETTS: A GUIDE TO ITS PLACES AND PEOPLE/Written and compiled by the Federal Writers’ Project of the Works Progress Administration for the State of Massachusetts.—Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1937.—xxxvi, 675 p.: ill., maps, b&w photos; 21 cm.—(American Guide Series).
[Chronology: p. [631]-636.—Fifty Books About Massachusetts: p. [637]-638.—Index: p. [641]-675. —Frederic W. Cook, Secretary of the Commonwealth, Cooperating Sponsor.—T-p.
Maps: Front endpapers: map, Key to Massachusetts Tours.—Folded colored map in back pocket: Front: Massachusetts; back: Winter Sports Area; Public Picnic Sites, Beaches & Camp Grounds; Points of Interest in Boston.—Text maps of: Arlington, Cambridge, Concord, Dedham, Gloucester, Lexington, Lowell, Marblehead, Medford, New Bedford, Pittsfield, Plymouth, Quincy, Salem, Springfield, Worcester, Key to Tours, Tours Crossing Boston, Transportation Map.
Photos: 89 b&w photographs; 30 by W. Lincoln Highton; others courtesy of the Goodspeed’s Book Shop, Boston; uncredited photographs are by the staff photographer of the Federal Writers’ Project of Massachusetts.
Endpapers: front: map, Key to Massachusetts Tours.—19.5 x 26.5 cm.
Binding: Dark blue fabric with gold lettering.
Dustjacket: Front: b&w photograph from between pages 524-525 entitled: “Lexington Green” by W. Lincoln Highton. Back: b&w map of New England with Houghton Mifflin American Guides Series for each state superimposed on the appropriate state].
136
An almanack for Bostonians, 1939: being a truly amazing and edifying compendium of fact and fancy.../by Workers of the Federal Writers’ Project of the Works Progress Administration in Massachusetts and embellished by the Federal Art Project in Massachusetts; Poor Richard Associates, Sponsor.—New York City: M. Barrows and Company, 1938.—120 p.: ill.; 21.5 cm.
[“Calendar for 1939”—inside front endpaper. “Cover by Nelson Hughes Company, Inc., New York”—outside back cover. Drawings by Curtis Smith Hamilton].
137
Massachusetts/Prepared by Federal Writers’ Project in Massachusetts.—New York: American Travels Press, 1939.—32 p.; 20.5 cm.—(American Recreation Series).
[“Sketch map of Massachusetts”—inside front cover].
138
[Map]
Hiking trails of New England: a key to maps and guide books covering the principal hiking trails in New England/Prepared by Massachusetts WPA Writers’ Project; sponsored by the New England Council...—[S.l: s.n., n.d.]—1 sheet; 54 x 43.5 cm., folded to, 21.5 x 9.5 cm.
139
The Albanian struggle in the Old World and New/Compiled and written by members of the Federal Writers’ Project of the Works Progress Administration of Massachusetts; sponsored by the Albanian Historical Society of Massachusetts.—Boston: The Writer, Inc., 1939.—168 p.; ill.; 20.5 cm.
[Bibliography: p. 162-163; Index: p. 164-168. In dustjacket].
140
The Armenians in Massachusetts/Written and compiled by the Federal Writers’ Project of the Works Progress Administration for the State of Massachusetts; the Armenian Historical Society, cooperating sponsor.—Boston: Armenian Historical Society, 1937.—[153] p.: ill.; 20.5 cm.—(American Guide Series).
[Bibliography: p. [147]-148; Index: p. [149-153]. “Map of Armenia” on front and back endpapers. In dustjacket].

MICHIGAN

Michigan141
MICHIGAN: A GUIDE TO THE WOLVERINE STATE/Compiled by workers of the Writers’ Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Michigan.—New York: Oxford University Press, 1941.—xxxvi, 682 p.: ill., maps, b&w photos; 21 cm.—(American Guide Series).
[Chronology: p. 629-643.—Bibliography: p. 645-653. —1940 Census Figures: p. 655-660.—Index: p. 661-682.—First published in 1941.—Verso of t-p.—Sponsored by the Michigan State Administrative Board.—T-p.
Maps: Front endpapers: map, Key to Michigan Tours.—Folded map in back pocket: Front: Michigan; back: Detroit and Vicinity.—Text maps of: University of Michigan Campus, Ann Arbor, Battle Creek, Bay City, Flint, Grand Rapids and Vicinity, Kalamazoo, Lansing and Vicinity, Muskegon, Port Huron, Saginaw, Sault Ste. Marie.
Photos: 108 b&w photographs by Wilson, Vachon, Farm Security Administration, et. al.
Chapter tail-pieces: “We are indebted to the Michigan Arts and Crafts Project for the art work used in the Guide.”—p. ix.
Binding: Light green cloth with dark green lettering. Small, outline image printed on front cover in dark green of an automobile, factory with smokestacks, and the sun and clouds.
Dustjacket: Front and spine: b&w photograph from between pages 120-121 entitled: “Sunset on Lake Michigan—A Benton Harbor Scene,” by Wilson; courtesy of Work Projects Administration. Back: advertisement for other Oxford publications in the American Guide Series].
142
Municipal activities, fiscal years 1936-40: City of Bay City Michigan, population 47,956, area 11.5 miles/Compiled by Workers of the Writers’ Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Michigan; official sponsor, State Administrative Board; official co-sponsor, City of Bay City, Michigan.—[S.l.: s.n., 1940?]—44 p.: ill.; 22.5 cm.
143
Michigan log marks: their function and use during the great Michigan pine harvest/Compiled by the Work Projects Administration.—East Lansing: Michigan Agricultural Experiment Station, 1941.—89 p.: ill.; 23 cm.—(Bulletin #4, November 1941, Memoir).
[“Log marks pictured throughout this booklet are authentic reproductions registered in various Michigan counties”—p. 7].
144
A guide to exhibits in the Museum of the Cranbrook Institute of Science/Compiled by workers of the Writers’ Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Michigan.—1st ed.—Bloomfield Hills, MI: Cranbrook Institute of Science, 1940.—52, i.e., [56] p.: ill.; 23 cm.

MINNESOTA

Minnesota145
MINNESOTA: A STATE GUIDE/Compiled and written by the Federal Writers’ Project of the Works Progress Administration.—New York: Viking Press, 1938.—xxx, 56 p. of photographs, 523 p.: ill., maps, b&w photos; 21 cm.—(American Guide Series).
[Chronology: p. [489]-497.—Bibliography: p. [498]-511.—Index: p. [513]-523.—First published in November 1938.—Verso of t-p.—Sponsored by the Executive Council, State of Minnesota.—T-p.
Maps: Front endpapers: map, Key to Minnesota Tours.—Folded colored map in back pocket: front: Minnesota; back: Minnesota Transportation Facilities.—Text maps of: Twin Cities, Metropolitan Area; Minneapolis, Downtown District; Minneapolis; Art Institute, Minneapolis; University of Minnesota Main Campus; St. Paul, Loop District; St. Paul; University of Minnesota Farm Campus; Duluth; St. Cloud, Winona, Rochester.
Photos: 79 b&w photographs. Photographs marked * are by courtesy of Farm Security Administration; those marked are by courtesy of the University of Minnesota; those not otherwise credited are the work of the Works Progress Administration staff.—p. xviii.
Chapter head- and tail-pieces...”are by George Wallace of the Federal Art Project of Minnesota.”—p. xviii.
Endpapers: Front: map, Key to Minnesota Tours.—23.5 x 15 cm.
Binding: Dark blue cloth with gold lettering.
Dustjacket: Front: blue and white photograph from page 6 [of 56 p. of photos] entitled “Unloading the Portage, Superior National Forest” by Works Progress Administration staff. Back: Viking Press blurb on the American Guide Series].
146
Minneapolis: the story of a city/Compiled by Workers of the Writers’ Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Minnesota; official sponsor, Minnesota Department of Education; co-sponsor, Minneapolis Board of Education. —Minneapolis: [s.n.], 1940.—94 p.: ill.; 23 cm.
[Suggested Reading: p. 85; Bibliography: p. 85-88; Index: p. 89-94. Illustrated paper cover].
147
The Bohemian Flats/Compiled by the Workers of the Writers’ Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Minnesota, and sponsored by the Hennepin County Historical Society.—Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, [n.d.] —52 p.: ill.; 22.5 cm.
[“...unpublished etchings...by S. Chatwood Burton... [and] Line drawings are by Margaret Martin of the Minnesota WPA Art Project”—Acknowledgements. “One thousand copies of this book have been printed direct from linotype Calson number 137. This copy is number 804.”—Colophon. In dustjacket].
148
... a survey in pictures of the Walker Art Center, 1710 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis/[Clement Haupers...WPA Art Program].—[Minneapolis: Walter Art Center, 1940?]—10 p.: chiefly ill.; 30.5 cm.
[“The development of the Center was made possible by the generous cooperation of the WPA which provided labor for the initial renovation of the building and has assigned from 60 to 70 workers to staff the Center”—p. 1. “Photographs in this book by W.P.A. personnel”—p. 10. Spiral bound with clear plastic covers].

MISSISSIPPI

Mississippi149
MISSISSIPPI: A GUIDE TO THE MAGNOLIA STATE/Compiled and Written by the Federal Writers’ Project of the Works Progress Administration.—New York: Viking Press, 1938.—xxiv, 545 p.: ill., maps., b&w photos; 21 cm.—(American Guide Series).
[Chronology: p. [509]-521.—Bibliography: p. [523]-530.—Index: p. [533]-545.—First published in May 1938.—Verso of t-p.—Sponsored by the Mississippi Advertising Commission.—T-p.
Maps: Front endpapers: map, Key to Mississippi Tours.—Folded colored map in back pocket: front, Mississippi; back, Jackson, Mississippi; Biloxi, Mississippi.—Text maps of: Geological Formations, Mineral Deposits, and Timber Resources; Recreation areas; The Indians in Mississippi; Territorial Acquisitions: 1801-1832; Mississippi in 1817; Counties of Mississippi; Transportation; Agricultural Resources;...Columbus; Holly Springs;...Natchez; Vicksburg; The Vicksburg Campaign; Vicksburg National Military Park.
Photos: 74 b&w photographs by Eudora Welty [3], W. Lincoln
Highton, Willa Johnson, Earl M. Norman, O.N. Pruitt, H.R. Hiatt, et al.
Endpapers: Front: map, Key to Mississippi Tours.
Binding: Dark green cloth with gold lettering.
Dustjacket: Front: blue and white photograph from page [32] entitled, “Magnolia Grandiflora: the State Flower” by E.E. Johnson. Back: Viking Press blurb on the American Guide Series].

MISSOURI

Missouri150
MISSOURI: A GUIDE TO THE “SHOW ME” STATE/Compiled by Workers of the Writers’ Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Missouri.—New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1941.—[xxvii], 652 p.: ill., maps, b&w photos; 21 cm.—(American Guide Series).
[Chronology: p. 577-595.—A Selected Bibliography: p. 596-611.—Maps of Missouri in Eight Sections: p. [613]-[627].—Index: p. 629-652.—Sponsored by The Missouri State Highway Department.—T-p.
Maps: Text maps of: Kansas City, Ste. Genevieve, St. Joseph, St. Louis, St. Louis and Vicinity, Tour Map, Lake of the Ozarks and Vicinity, State Map.
Photos: 98 b&w photographs.
Chapter tail-piece “...sketches which enliven the pages of the Guide were provided by the Missouri Art Project, under the direction of James D. McKenzie.”—p. [vii].
Binding: Grayish-brown cloth with dark blue lettering.
Dustjacket: Front and spine: b&w photograph from between pages 62 and 63 entitled, “Sternwheeler” by Piaget Studio, with the Great Seal of the State of Missouri superimposed. Back: Duell, Sloan & Pearce blurb on the American Guide Series].

MONTANA

Montana151
MONTANA: A STATE GUIDE BOOK/Compiled and Written by the Federal Writers’ Project of the Work Projects Administration for the State of Montana.—New York: Viking Press, 1939.—[xxiv], [442] p.: ill, maps b&w photos; 21 cm.—(American Guide Series).
[Montana Glossary: p. 413-416.—Chronology: p. 417-423.—Bibliography: p. 425-429.—Index: p. 430-[442].—First published in September 1939.—Verso of t-p.—Sponsored by Department of Agriculture, Labor and Industry, State of Montana.—T-p.
Maps: Front endpapers: map, Key to Montana Tours.—Folded colored map in back pocket: front: State Map of Montana; back: Transportation Map, Montana; Index to State Map.—Text maps of: Billings, Butte, Great Falls, Helena, Missoula, Glacier National Park and Waterton Lakes National Park.
Photos: 75 b&w photographs by the Farm Security Administration, C. Owen Smithers, Montana Highway Commission, United States Forest Service, et. al.
Endpapers: Front: map, Key to Montana Tours.—19 x 25 cm.
Binding: Dark blue cloth with gold lettering.
Dustjacket: Front: blue and white photograph from page 389 entitled, “Lake McDonald” by Clara and Channing Howell. Back: Viking Press blurb on the American Guide Series].

152
Copper Camp: stories of the world’s greatest mining town, Butte, Montana/Compiled by Workers of the Writers’ Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Montana; sponsored by the Montana State Department of Agriculture, Labor and Industry.—New York: Hastings House, 1943.—308 p.; ill.; 21 cm.
[Chronology...: p. 285-301; Index: p. 303-308. Illustrations by John McHatton, Bob Hall and Walter Mead. In dustjacket with illustration by Raymond Lufkin].

153
Naming of the Blackfoot/Montana WPA Writers Project.—[Helena: State Department of Agriculture, Labor and Industry], 1941.—[6] typescript leaves; 27 cm.
[Cover title. “Cover design is from State WPA Art Project”—p. [1].

154
Books about Montana for Montanans and others/prepared under the direction of Montana Writers’ Project; sponsored by State Dept. of Agriculture, Labor and Industry.—[Helena: State Department of Agriculture, Labor and Industry], 1942.—14, i.e., [15] typescript leaves: ill.; 27 cm.
[Cover and text illustrations signed: Tyler].

155
Plants hardy in Butte: a comprehensive index of trees, shrubs, biennials and perennial border and rock plants that have survived at least two Butte winters/Montana WPA Writers Project; sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Garden Club, Butte, Montana.—[Butte: Rocky Mountain Garden Club], 1941.—13 typescript leaves: ill.; 28 cm.
[“...the Butte Art Center, whose staff designed and prepared the cover and marginal drawings... p. [intro.]

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