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 Ohio would be complete without a copy of Ohio: The Ohio Guide.Beset by the ever-encroaching machine, short hours, lay-offs, and the exhaustive pace of the speed-up, the worker was ... by Congress in 1935, which provided enabling legislation for unemployment compensation and old-age pensions.
|Title||:||Ohio: The Ohio Guide|
|Author||:||Federal Writers Project|
|Publisher||:||Somerset Publishers, Inc. - 1940-01-01|