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KANSAS

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KANSAS: A GUIDE TO THE SUNFLOWER STATE/Compiled and Written by the Federal Writers’ Project of the Work Projects Administration for the State of Kansas.—New York: Viking Press, 1939.—[xx], 538 p.: ill., maps, b&w photos; 21 cm.—(American Guide Series).
[Chronology: p. [511]-522.—Bibliography: p. 523-529.—Index: p. 531-538.—First published in September 1939.—Verso of t-p.—Sponsored by State Department of Education.—T-p.
Maps: Front endpapers: map, Key to Kansas Tours.—Folded colored map in back pocket: Front: Kansas; back: Kansas, Transportation Map.—Text maps of: Old Trails Map of Kansas, Kansas City, Kansas, Topeka.
Photos: 79 b&w photographs. Nine photos by the Farm Security Administration [et al].
Endpapers: Front: map, Key to Kansas Tours.—15.5 x 25 cm.
Binding: Light green cloth with gold lettering.
Dustjacket: Bottom two-thirds of front and spine: photograph printed in dark red and white from page 71, entitled “Threshing”, by J.W. McManigal. Back: Hastings House advertisement for the American Guide Series].
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Lamps on the Prairie: a history of nursing in Kansas/Compiled by the Writers’ Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Kansas; sponsored by the Kansas State Nurses’ Association.—[S.l.]: Emporia Gazette Press, 1942. —292 p.: ill.; 22.5 cm.
[Chronology of progress in care of the sick and prevention of disease in Kansas: p. [273]-275; List of illustrations: p. [277]-278; Index: p. [279]-292. In dustjacket].

KENTUCKY

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KENTUCKY: A GUIDE TO THE BLUEGRASS STATE/Compiled and Written by the Federal Writers’ Project of the Work Projects Administration for the State of Kentucky.—New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1939.—xxix, 489 p.: ill., maps, b&w photos; 21 cm.—(American Guide Series)
[Chronology: p. 451-461.—Selective Bibliography: p. 462-470.—Index: p. 471-489.—First published in October, 1939.—Verso of t-p.—Sponsored by the University of Kentucky.—T-p.
Maps: Front endpapers: map, Key to Kentucky Tours.—Folded colored map in back pocket: Front: Kentucky; back: Kentucky, Transportation Map. (1938, Federal Writers’ Project, W.P.A., New York City).—Text maps of: Eastern Mountains, Bluegrass and Knob Country, Pennyrile and Western Coal Fields, The Jackson Purchase, Ashland, Covington, Frankfort, Louisville, Lexington, Lexington Horse Farm Tour, Paducah.
Photos: 107 b&w photographs, including six from the Farm Security Administration.
Endpapers: Front: map, Key to Kentucky Tours.—26.5 x 20.5 cm.
Binding: Dark green fabric with black lettering.
Dustjacket: Front: photograph from pages between 244-245 entitled, “Spring in the Bluegrass,” by Lafayette Studio. Printed in black, white and green. Back: quote by Lewis Mumford in the New Republic about the American Guide Series].
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Henderson: a guide to Audubon’s home town in Kentucky/Compiled by Workers of the Writers’ Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Kentucky; sponsored by Susan Starling Towles, Librarian, Public Library, Henderson, Kentucky.—Northport, L.I., NY: Bacon, Percy & Daggett, 1941.—120 p.: ill.; 22 cm.
[General index: p. 109-120. In dustjacket].

LOUISIANA

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LOUISIANA: A GUIDE TO THE STATE/Compiled by Workers of the Writers’ Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Louisiana.—New York: Hastings House, 1941.—xxx, 746 p.: ill., maps, b&w photos; 21 cm.—(American Guide Series).
[Glossary: p. 685-692.—Chronology: p. 693-703.—Bibliography: p. 704-716.—Population Figures, 1940 Census: p. 717-719.—Index: p. 735-746.—First printed in 1941.—Verso of t-p.—Sponsored by the Louisiana Library Commission at Baton Rouge.—T-p.
Maps: Front endpapers: map, Key to Louisiana Tours.—Back endpapers: map, Louisiana Transportation Map.—Text maps of: Alexandria-Pineville, Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Monroe, Natchitoches, French Quarter, New Orleans, Shreveport, Map of Louisiana in five sections.
Photos: 102 b&w photographs, including 20 taken by Lee and Mydans of the Farm Security Administration.
Chapter head- and tail-pieces: Grace Dunn.
Endpapers: Front: map, Key To Louisiana Tours.—Back: map, Louisiana Transportation Map.
Binding: Dark green cloth with red lettering.
Dustjacket: Front, back and spine: blue, red and white cartoon- like image of a pelican, a body of water, and a small ship with two smokestacks, signed [Caroline] Durifux. Also on back: publishers advertisement].

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New Orleans city guide/Written and compiled by the Federal Writers’ Project of the Works Progress Administration for the City of New Orleans; Robert Maestri, Mayor of New Orleans, co-operating sponsor.—Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1938.—430 p.: ill., maps (some folded); 21 cm.—(American Guide Series).
[Checklist of some noted personalities: p. [395]-398; Chronology: p. [399]-402; Street names in New Orleans: p. [403]-404; Place names: p. [405]-406; Glossary: p. [407]-410; Bibliography: p. [411]-415; Index: p. [417]-430. Map: “Guide to New Orleans”—endpapers. Selected photographs by W. Lincoln Highton. In dustjacket].

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Gumbo Ya-Ya: a collection of Louisiana folk tales/Compiled by Lyle Saxon, Edward Dreyer, Robert Tallant; material gathered by Workers of the Works Progress Administration, Louisiana Writers’ Project, and sponsored by the Louisiana State Library Commission.—Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1945.—581 p.: ill., 23.5 cm.
[Superstitions: p. [525]-558; Colloquialisms: [559]-568; Customs: p. [569]-573; Index: p. [575]-581. Drawings by Caroline Durifux; [Dust] Jacket and decorations [front endpapers] by Roland Duvernet.—t-p].

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Voodoo in New Orleans/by Robert Tallant.—New York: Macmillan, 1946.—247, i.e., [248] p.; 21 cm.
[Bibliography: p. [248] “...Tallant has done several years’ research on the subject and, in addition, has consulted some of the files collected by the Louisiana Writers Project...”—Foreword. Illustrated endpapers. In dustjacket].

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