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 Massachusetts would be complete without a copy of Massachusetts: A Guide To Its Places and People.The Victorian interior shows furnishings, portraits, hangings of Emersona#39;s day as well as the philosophera#39;s fine library of classics and first editions. 15. ... 25 f), a tan two-and-a-half-story house with central chimney and small paned windows, was the second home of the Alcotts. The old house ... In the rear was an apple orchard. ... The interior and the Alcott furnishings, books, and pictures are all preserved.
|Title||:||Massachusetts: A Guide To Its Places and People|
|Author||:||Federal Writers Project|
|Publisher||:||North American Book Dist LLC - 1939-01-01|