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NEW YORK: A GUIDE TO THE EMPIRE STATE/ Compiled by
workers of the Writers Program of the Work Projects
Administration in the State of New York.New York: Oxford
University Press, 1940xxxi, 782 p.: ill., maps, b&w photos;
21 cm.(American Guide Series).
[Chronology: p. 719-728.Bibliography: p.
729-739. Index: p. 741-782.First published in
November 1940.Verso of t-p.Sponsored by The New York State
Maps: Front endpapers: map, Tour Key Map of New York
State.Folded colored map in back pocket: front: New York;
back: Greater New York; Long Island.Text maps of: Geologic
Map, New York State Indians, Transportation, Albany, Buffalo, IthacaCornell
University, Niagara Falls, Rochester, Saratoga Springs, Schenectady,
Syracuse, Troy, Utica, West Point (U.S. Military Academy), Long Island
Photos: 105 b&w photographs.
Endpapers: Front: map, Tour Key Map of New York State.
Chapter head- and tail-pieces: The drawings
illustrating the chapter on Architecture are by Mr. T.C. Bannister.
For the head and tail pieces the Writers Project is indebted to
the skill of Mr. Harry Tedlie of the New York State Art Project.p.
Binding: Blue-gray cloth with black lettering. Image on
front cover stamped in black.7 x 6 cm.
Dustjacket: Front: b&w photograph from between pages
62 and 63 entitled, American Falls, Niagara by E.M. Newman
from Wide World Photos, Inc. Back: Oxford University Press
advertisement for the American Guide Series].
New York City Guide: a comprehensive guide to the five
Boroughs of the Metropolis: Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens,
and Richmond/Prepared by the Federal Writers Project of the
Works Progress Administration in New York City; ...sponsored by the
Guilds Committee for Federal Writers Publications.New
York: Random House, 1939.708 p.: ill., maps (some folded); 21
cm.(American Guide Series).
[New York Worlds Fair 1939: p. 627-648; Books about New
York: p. 651-659; Index: p. 663-704; Index to New York Worlds
Fair 1939: p. 705-708. We are especially indebted to the Weyhe
Gallery and the individual artists for permission to reproduce many
prints, and to the Federal Art Project for photographs, prints, and
art workp. [v]. In dustjacket].
New York learns: a guide to the educational facilities of the
metropolis/Prepared by the Federal Writers Project of the
Work Projects Administration in New York City.New York: M.
Barrows, 1939.302 p.; 19.5 cm.(American Guide Series).
[Index: p. 285-302. In dustjacket].
WPA in the Empire State/Compiled and issued under the
direction of Lester W. Herzog, New York State Administration, Works
Progress Administration.[S.l.]: Works Progress Administration,
[n.d.]30, i.e.,  p.: chiefly ill.; 25.5 cm.
Almanac for New Yorkers 1938: accommodated to the five
boroughs but may without sensible error serve for the entire
metropolitan district and even more distant points/Compiled by the
Workers of the Federal Writers Project of the Works Progress
Administration in the City of New York; with illustrations by the WPA
Federal Art Project in the City of New York; sponsored by the Guilds
Committee for Federal Writers Publications.New York:
Modern Age Books, 1937.118 p.: ill.; 19.5 cm.
[For the Federal Writers Project, New York City:
Frank Shay, Almanacker; C.D. Harvey, Scrivener; Manly Wade Wellman,
Jongleur. For the Federal Art Project, New York City: cover, Aida
McKenzie; Frontispiece; Esteban Soriano; Illustrations: Esteban
Soriano; Decorations: Ad. F. Reinhardt; Map, Herman Bernard Templep.
118. Paperbound in dustjacket. Illustrated endpapers].
Changing New York: photographs/by Bernice Abbott; text by
Elizabeth McCausland.1st ed.New York: E.P. Dutton, 1939.206,
i.e.,  p.: photos; 29 cm.
[A publication of the Federal Art Project of the Works
Progress Administration in the City of New York, under the sponsorship
of the Guilds Committee for Federal Writers Publications,
Inc.t-p. New York City Federal Art Project [list of]
contributorsp. . In dustjacket].
Johnstown in New York States Mohawk Valley: a friendly
American community surrounded by scenic beauty rich in historic
tradition/Compiled and Written by Workers of the Writers
Program, Work Projects Administration in the State of New York;
sponsored by Johnstown Planning Board.Johnstown: City of
Johnstown, 1941.89, i.e.,  p.: chiefly ill. (some col.),
maps; 12 x 15.5 cm.
[Photographs and captions are by Paul A. Broady, maps are
the work of Fred H. Champion, members of the staff of the New York
State Writers Projectp. 5. Spiral bound].
Technical problems of the artist: technique of the silk
screen process/by Anthony Velonis, New York City WPA Art Project,
Work Projects Administration Arts Program; sponsored by City of New
York.New York: WPA Art Project, [n.d.]35 p.: ill., maps;
[Since its inception the New York City WPA Art Project has
completed more than 70,000 murals, easel paintings, sculptures and
graphic prints.Foreword. Cover by Anthony Velonis].
The dinosaurs: stories/by Wilma Pollock; U.S. Works
Progress Administration, New Reading Materials Program, Board of
Education, City of New York.New York: U.S. Works Progress
Administration, 1938.38 p.: col. ill.; 21.5 cm.
[Contents: The roofed lizard: story/by Wilma Pollock;
illustrations by F. Nutter; The thunder reptile: story/by Wilma
Pollock; illustrations by J. Kantor].
Whos who in the zoo: natural history of mammals/Prepared
by Workers of the WPA Federal Writers Project in the City of New
York; sponsored by the Guilds Committee for Federal Writers
Publications.Chicago: Alert Whitman & Co., 1938.211 p.
: ill. maps; 27.5 cm.(Junior Press Books).
[Index: p. 207-211. Drawings by Ad. F. Reinhardt of the Federal
Art Project? Photographs by Elwin R. Sanborn, Edward R. Osterndorff,
Alajos Schuszler, et al. Illustrated endpapers. In dustjacket].
Birds of the world: an illustrated natural history/Prepared
by Workers of the Federal Writers Project of the Works Progress
Administration in the City of New York; with art work by the WPA
Federal Art Project in the city of New York; sponsored by the Guilds
Committee for Federal Writers Publications.Chicago: Albert
Whitman & Co., 1938.205, i.e.,  p.: ill., maps; 27.5
cm.(Junior Press Books).
[Index: p. 197-205. For the Federal Art Project, New York
City: Ad. F. Reinhardtp. . Illustrated endpapers. In
Womens and Professional Projects W.P.A./ Compiled
and issued under the direction of Lester W. Herzog, New York State
Administrator, Works Progress Administration.[New York: Works
Progress Administration, n.d.]12 p.: ill.; 25.5 cm.
Farm to market roads: WPA aids the farmer: a brief summary of
the activities of the Works Progress Administration in rural areas/Compiled
and issued under direction of Lester W. Herzog, New York
Administrator, Works Progress Administration.[New York: Works
Progress Administration, n.d.]1 folded sheet: ill.; 44 x 33 cm.,
folded to, 23 x 11 cm.
Pinocchio: a gay extravaganza with music/ Written and
staged by Yasha Frank, Ritz Theatre, 48th Street, West of Broadway.[New
York]: National Service Bureau, [1939?]1 colored sheet; 28 x 22
[The Federal Theatre].
Haiti/by William du Bois, staged by Maurice Clark;
Federal Theatre, Works Progress Administration. New York:
Lafayette Theatre, [1938?] p.; 23 x 15.5 cm.
[A drama of the Black Napoleon, Lafayette Theatre, 131st
Street and 7th Avenuep. .
HaitiWorks Progress Administration, Federal Theatre
Project.Roxbury, MA: Federal Theatre Publicity Dept., [1938?]1
b&w photo; 21 x 25.5 cm.
[Audience leaving theatre after closing performance].
Macbeth/by William Shakespeare; arranged and staged by
Orson Wells...; the Federal Theatre, the Negro Unit.New York:
Federal Theatre, [n.d.] p.; 23 x 15.5 cm.
W.P.A. 3039, N.Y.S. Dist. 3.Newark, NJ: Whitehead &
Hoag Co., [n.d.]printed metal4.5 x 7 x .5 cm.
[Public Health Bulletin]/[New York City] Bureau of Social
Hygiene, Department of Health, Cooperating with N.Y. State Department
of Health and U.S. Public Health Service; translation by members of
the Federal Writers Project, Work Projects Administration, New
York City. p.; 21 cm.
[Bulletin topics include: How to get married in NYC; Pre-natal
exams in NYC; Sexually transmitted diseases; Food handling; etc.
Printed on colored paper coded by language: Spanish (blue); Italian
(green); German (gold); Yiddish (tan)].
NORTH CAROLINA: A GUIDE TO THE OLD NORTH STATE/Compiled
and Written by the Federal Writers Project of the Federal Works
Agency, Work Projects Administration for the State of North Carolina.Chapel
Hill: University of North Carolina, 1939.xxxiv, 601 p.: ill.,
maps., b&w photos; 21 cm.(American Guide Series).
[Chronology: p. 567-572.Suggested Readings:
p. 573-577.Index: p. 581-601.First published in
1939.Verso of t-p.Sponsored by North Carolina Department
of Conservation and Development.T-p.
Maps: Front endpapers: map, Key to North Carolina
Tours.Folded colored map in back pocket: front: Map of
North Carolina. Back: Transportation Map of North Carolina.Text
maps of: Asheville, Chapel Hill, Charlotte, Durham, Duke
University Campus, Edenton, Elizabeth City, Fayetteville, Greensboro,
High Point, New Bern, Raleigh, Wilmington, Winston-Salem.
Photos: 124 b&w photographs by Highton, Wootten, the
Asheville Chamber of Commerce, the North Carolina Department of
Conservation and Development, et al.
Endpapers: Front: map, Key to North Carolina Tours.20.5
x 27 cm.
Binding: Dark red cloth with gold lettering.
Dustjacket: Printed in light green, brown, and black.
Front illustrated with three photographs: Grandfather Mountain from
Linville, between p. 12-13; State Capitol, Raleigh, between p.
124-125; Jockeys Ridge, Nags Head, between p. 12-13. Back: These
are our lives, another Federal Writers Publication].
NORTH DAKOTA: A GUIDE TO THE NORTHERN PRAIRIE STATE/Written
by Workers of the Federal Writers Project of the Works
Progress Administration for the State of North Dakota.Fargo:
Knight Printing Company, 1938.xx, 371 p.: ill.; maps, b&w
photos ; 21 cm.(American Guide Series).
[Chronology: p. -344.Bibliography:
p. -360.Index: p. -371.Published July
1938.Verso of t-p.Sponsored by the State Historical
Society of North Dakota.T-p.
Maps: Front endpapers: Key to North Dakota Tours.Folded
color map attached to back boards: North Dakota.Text
maps of: Bismark, Fargo, Grand Forks, and Minot.
Photos: 39 b&w photographs.
Endpapers: Front: map, Key to North Dakota Tours.26
x 20 cm.
Binding: Green cloth with gold lettering.
Dustjacket: Printed in yellow and black. Front
photograph, Magpie Rock, Kildeer Mountains by Russell Reid, from
between pages 340-341. Back photograph, A Red River Valley
Wheatfield, from between pages 172-173].
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