Iowa: A Guide To The Hawkeye State

Iowa: A Guide To The Hawkeye State

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During the Great Depression of the 1930s thousands of writers were hired by the Works Project Administration to create hundreds of guidebooks on all of the states in the U.S. These volumes that were produced became known as theAmerican Guide Series. This series has been described as the biggest, fastest and most original research job in the history of the world.No library collection in Iowa would be complete without a copy of Iowa: A Guide To The Hawkeye State.A Band Shell, designed with remarkable acoustics by Henry Kamphoefner, a local architect, was built in 1934 under FERA and CWA auspices. ... 6:30-8:30 p.m. Ap summer), NW. corner Dace Ave. and S. Steuben St., is the drill grounds for 30 pure-white Arabian horses of the patrol. ... The property includes 100 acres, of which 86 acres are used for yardage where reinforced concrete structures withanbsp;...

Title:Iowa: A Guide To The Hawkeye State
Author:Federal Writers Project
Publisher:Somerset Publishers, Inc. - 1938-01-01


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