Virginia: A Guide To The Old Dominion

Virginia: A Guide To The Old Dominion

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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 Virginia would be complete without a copy of Virginia: A Guide To The Old Dominion.Foremost among the genre painters was George Caleb Bingham (181 1-79) , who was born in Augusta County but worked mainly in Missouri. ... The name Hudson River School has been applied to a loosely defined indigenous movement in landscape painting. ... up in Rome, came to the South during the war, entered the army, and, while attached to General Beauregarda#39;s forces at Charleston, S.C., wasanbsp;...

Title:Virginia: A Guide To The Old Dominion
Author:Federal Writers Project
Publisher:Somerset Publishers, Inc. - 1941-01-01


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