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 Arkansas would be complete without a copy of Arkansas: A Guide To The State.A Guide to the State Federal Writers Project. Agriculture River ... Before that time agriculture had been less important in the region than hunting and fishing. The Indians had planted only small patches of beans, melons, and corn, sufficient for their own use. The Frenchmen who garrisoned Arkansas Post at intervals for more than a century had relied on New Orleans for much of their foodstuff. After theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Arkansas: A Guide To The State|
|Author||:||Federal Writers Project|
|Publisher||:||Somerset Publishers, Inc. - 1941-01-01|