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The Resource The WPA guide to New York : the empire state., (electronic resource)

The WPA guide to New York : the empire state., (electronic resource)

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The WPA guide to New York : the empire state.
Title
The WPA guide to New York
Title remainder
the empire state.
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
During the 1930s in the United States, the Works Progress Administration developed the Federal Writers' Project to support writers and artists while making a national effort to document the country's shared history and culture. The American Guide series consists of individual guides to each of the states. Little-known authors?many of whom would later become celebrated literary figures?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
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Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
917.470443
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F117.3
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Federal Writers' Project
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  • TRAVEL
  • New York (State)
  • New York (State)
Label
The WPA guide to New York : the empire state., (electronic resource)
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=830162
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"This book was first published as part of the Works Progress Administration's Federal Writers' Project, a United States federal government project to find written work and support writers during the Great Depression. It has been published in various editions, but this edition replicates the original."
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Foreword By Herbert H. Lehman, Governor of New York; Preface; Contents; Illustrations; Maps; General Information; Calendar of Annual Events; Part I. The General Background; The New York Countryside, By Dixon Ryan Fox; Geology and Topography; Plant and Animal Life; Conservation and Recreation; Archeology and Indians; History; Transportation; Agriculture; Industry; Labor; Ethnic Groups; Folklore; Public Welfare; Religion; Education; Newspapers and Radio; Sports; The Arts; Architecture; Part II. Cities and Special Points of Interest; Albany; Auburn; Binghamton
  • BuffaloElmira; Ithaca; New Rochelle; New York City; Niagara Falls; Poughkeepsie; Rochester; Saratoga Springs; Schenectady; Syracuse; Troy; Utica; West Point; Yonkers; Part III. Tours; Tour 1: (Greenwich, Conn.)-Port Chester-New Rochelle-New York City [US 1]; Tour 2: Junction US 202 and US 9W-Suffern-(Morristown, N.J.) [US 202]; Tour 3: New York City-Suffern-Binghamton-Elmira-Corning-Olean-Salamanca-Jamestown-Westfield [State 17]; Section a. New Jersey Line to Western Junction with US 6; Section b. Western Junction with US 6 to Binghamton; Section c. Binghamton to Elmira
  • Section d. Elmira to OleanSection e. Olean to Westfield; Tour 4: (Danbury, Conn.)-Brewster-Carmel-Peekskill-Goshen-Port Jervis-(Milford, Pa.) [US 6]; Section a. Connecticut Line to Peekskill; Section b. Peekskill to Eastern Junction with State 17; Section c. Eastern Junction with State 17 to Western Junction with State 17; Section d. Western Junction with State 17 to Port Jervis; Tour 5: Amenia-Millbrook-Poughkeepsie-Kerhonkson [US 44]; Section a. Amenia to Poughkeepsie; Section b. Poughkeepsie to Kerhonkson; Tour 6: Kingston-Ellenville-Wurtsboro-Port Jervis-(Milford, Pa.) [US 209]
  • Tour 7: (Great Barrington, Mass.)-Hillsdale-Hudson-Catskill-Grand Gorge-Oneonta [State 23]Section a. Massachusetts Line to Catskill; Section b. Catskill to Oneonta; Tour 8: (Pittsfield, Mass.)-Albany-Cherry Valley-Sangerfield-La Fayette-Auburn-Geneva-Canandaigua-Fredonia-Westfield-(Erie, Pa.) [US 20]; Section a. Massachusetts Line to Albany; Section b. Albany to Sangerfield; Section c. Sangerfield to La Fayette; Section d. La Fayette to Auburn; Section e. Auburn to Western Junction with State 5; Section f. Western Junction with State 5 to Western Junction with US 20A
  • Section g. Western Junction with US 20A to Pennsylvania LineTour 8A: Eastern Junction with US 20-Western Junction with US 20 [US 20A]; Tour 9: Albany-Berne-Junction with State 30 [State 43]; Tour 10: (Bennington, Vt.)-Troy-Schenectady-Oneonta-Binghamton [State 7]; Section a. Vermont State Line to Troy; Section b. Troy to Oneonta; Section c. Oneonta to Binghamton; Tour 11: Albany-Utica-Syracuse-Auburn-Batavia-Buffalo-Dunkirk-(Erie, Pa.) [State 5]; Section a. Albany to Utica; Section b. Utica to Syracuse; Section c. Syracuse to Western Junction with US 20
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ocn879611983
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781595342300
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
89DFC649-4901-4FDD-8533-9A4391D5A5C2
System control number
  • (OCoLC)879611983
  • (Sirsi) a1865842
Label
The WPA guide to New York : the empire state., (electronic resource)
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=830162
Publication
Note
"This book was first published as part of the Works Progress Administration's Federal Writers' Project, a United States federal government project to find written work and support writers during the Great Depression. It has been published in various editions, but this edition replicates the original."
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Foreword By Herbert H. Lehman, Governor of New York; Preface; Contents; Illustrations; Maps; General Information; Calendar of Annual Events; Part I. The General Background; The New York Countryside, By Dixon Ryan Fox; Geology and Topography; Plant and Animal Life; Conservation and Recreation; Archeology and Indians; History; Transportation; Agriculture; Industry; Labor; Ethnic Groups; Folklore; Public Welfare; Religion; Education; Newspapers and Radio; Sports; The Arts; Architecture; Part II. Cities and Special Points of Interest; Albany; Auburn; Binghamton
  • BuffaloElmira; Ithaca; New Rochelle; New York City; Niagara Falls; Poughkeepsie; Rochester; Saratoga Springs; Schenectady; Syracuse; Troy; Utica; West Point; Yonkers; Part III. Tours; Tour 1: (Greenwich, Conn.)-Port Chester-New Rochelle-New York City [US 1]; Tour 2: Junction US 202 and US 9W-Suffern-(Morristown, N.J.) [US 202]; Tour 3: New York City-Suffern-Binghamton-Elmira-Corning-Olean-Salamanca-Jamestown-Westfield [State 17]; Section a. New Jersey Line to Western Junction with US 6; Section b. Western Junction with US 6 to Binghamton; Section c. Binghamton to Elmira
  • Section d. Elmira to OleanSection e. Olean to Westfield; Tour 4: (Danbury, Conn.)-Brewster-Carmel-Peekskill-Goshen-Port Jervis-(Milford, Pa.) [US 6]; Section a. Connecticut Line to Peekskill; Section b. Peekskill to Eastern Junction with State 17; Section c. Eastern Junction with State 17 to Western Junction with State 17; Section d. Western Junction with State 17 to Port Jervis; Tour 5: Amenia-Millbrook-Poughkeepsie-Kerhonkson [US 44]; Section a. Amenia to Poughkeepsie; Section b. Poughkeepsie to Kerhonkson; Tour 6: Kingston-Ellenville-Wurtsboro-Port Jervis-(Milford, Pa.) [US 209]
  • Tour 7: (Great Barrington, Mass.)-Hillsdale-Hudson-Catskill-Grand Gorge-Oneonta [State 23]Section a. Massachusetts Line to Catskill; Section b. Catskill to Oneonta; Tour 8: (Pittsfield, Mass.)-Albany-Cherry Valley-Sangerfield-La Fayette-Auburn-Geneva-Canandaigua-Fredonia-Westfield-(Erie, Pa.) [US 20]; Section a. Massachusetts Line to Albany; Section b. Albany to Sangerfield; Section c. Sangerfield to La Fayette; Section d. La Fayette to Auburn; Section e. Auburn to Western Junction with State 5; Section f. Western Junction with State 5 to Western Junction with US 20A
  • Section g. Western Junction with US 20A to Pennsylvania LineTour 8A: Eastern Junction with US 20-Western Junction with US 20 [US 20A]; Tour 9: Albany-Berne-Junction with State 30 [State 43]; Tour 10: (Bennington, Vt.)-Troy-Schenectady-Oneonta-Binghamton [State 7]; Section a. Vermont State Line to Troy; Section b. Troy to Oneonta; Section c. Oneonta to Binghamton; Tour 11: Albany-Utica-Syracuse-Auburn-Batavia-Buffalo-Dunkirk-(Erie, Pa.) [State 5]; Section a. Albany to Utica; Section b. Utica to Syracuse; Section c. Syracuse to Western Junction with US 20
Control code
ocn879611983
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781595342300
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
89DFC649-4901-4FDD-8533-9A4391D5A5C2
System control number
  • (OCoLC)879611983
  • (Sirsi) a1865842

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