Pickaxe and pencil : references for the study of the WPA.

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A bibliography of books, articles, and doctoral dissertations about the WPA, a U.S. government agency which provided work relief programs during 1935-1942. Includes references to materials published at the time of the WPA program as well as more recent publications.

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vii, 87 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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Bloxom, Marguerite D. 1982.

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A bibliography of books, articles, and doctoral dissertations about the WPA, a U.S. government agency which provided work relief programs during 1935-1942. Includes references to materials published at the time of the WPA program as well as more recent publications.

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vii, 87 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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Contents: Preface -- Key to symbols -- 1. The Depression, the New Deal, and work relief -- 2. The many faces of the WPA -- 3. Federal One, the arts projects considered together -- 4. The art of the Thirties and Federal Art Project -- 5. Literature in the the Depression, the Federal Writers' Project -- 6. Out of the dust, the Historical Records Survey -- 7. Keep America singing, the Federal Music Project -- 8. Work relief on stage, the Federal Theatre Project -- 9. Where is it now? Collectors and collections -- App. 1. Doctoral dissertations -- App. 2. Some WPA administrators -- Author index.

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Bloxom, Marguerite D. Pickaxe and pencil : references for the study of the WPA., book, 1982; Washington, D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6387/: accessed July 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.