New Orleans City Guide

New Orleans City Guide

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In 1938, under the direction of novelist and historian Lyle Saxon, The Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration produced this delightfully detailed portrait of New Orleans. Containing recipes, photographs and folklore, it is consistently hailed as one of the best books produced about the city. Remarkably, many of the sites and attractions the WPA chronicled in 1938 are still around today.$10, 000, 000; coffee-roasting and packing, $9, 000, 000; mahogany, $6, 000, 000; rice milling, and the manufacture of ... In addition to Negro slaves there were at the first a#39;redemptionersa#39; a€“ Germans who had voluntarily bound themselves to workanbsp;...

Title:New Orleans City Guide
Author:Works Progress Administration
Publisher:Garrett County Press - 2011-08-15


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