The WPA Guide to Utah

The WPA Guide to Utah

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During the 1930s in the United States, the Works Progress Administration developed the Federal Writersa€™ Project to support writers and artists while making a national effort to document the countrya€™s shared history and culture. The American Guide series consists of individual guides to each of the states. Little-known authorsa€”many of whom would later become celebrated literary figuresa€”were commissioned to write these important books. John Steinbeck, Saul Bellow, Zora Neale Hurston, and Ralph Ellison are among the more than 6, 000 writers, editors, historians, and researchers who documented this celebration of local histories. Photographs, drawings, driving tours, detailed descriptions of towns, and rich cultural details exhibit each statea€™s unique flavor. Utah, a state which is well known for its distinct religious history, is thoroughly examined in this WPA Guide, with an entire chapter on the relationship between the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the state of Utah. The Beehive State, also known for its natural beauty and plentiful resources, also contains several pictures of the Great Salt Lake and mountainous desert landscape as well as an interesting essay on mining.No Uturns in business district; right turn on red light after full stop. Street Order: ... Information Service: Chamber of Commerce, 2510 Washington Blvd., in Hotel Ben Lomond. Hospital: ... Golf: Ogden Municipal Golf Course, 1300 Valley Drive; 9 holes, greens fee. Ogden ... Though east of the dividing line between Mountain and Pacific time, the city is, in railway practice, the place to reset watches. Travelersanbsp;...

Title:The WPA Guide to Utah
Author:Federal Writers' Project
Publisher:Trinity University Press - 2013-10-31


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