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IDAHO

Idaho105
IDAHO: A GUIDE IN WORD AND PICTURE/ Prepared by the Federal Writers’ Projects of the Works Progress Administration ; [Vardis Fisher].—Library Edition.—Caldwell, ID: Caxton Printers, 1937.—431 p.: ill, maps, b&w photos; 24 cm.—(American Guide Series ; [#1]).
[Origins of Names: p. [405]-413.—A Selected Bibliography: p. [415]-418.—Acknowledgments: p. [419]- 421.—Index: p. [423]-431.—Franklin Girard, Secretary of State of Idaho. Sponsored by the Secretary of State.—Verso of t-p.
Maps: Folded map facing p. 17: State of Idaho, Map of History.—Folded map facing p. 73: Relief Map, State of Idaho.—Map facing p. 153: State of Idaho, Map of Fish, Big Game, Birds.—Folded colored map facing p. 165: State of Idaho, Map of Natural Resources.—Map facing p. 183: State of Idaho, Map of Transportation.—Text maps of: Key Map to Sections and Tours, Map of Boise, Recreation Map.
Photos: 130 b&w photos.
Endpapers: Front and back: Great Seal of the State of Idaho printed in light and dark green.
Binding: Front: dark green fabric with lettering and illustration of mountain landscape scene in gold and light green. Spine: Great Seal of the State of Idaho in gold.
Dustjacket: Front, back, and bottom half of spine: collage of 16 photos printed in black and green. Outline of State of Idaho framing a flowering tree branch superimposed on front. Top half of spine: Great Seal of the State of Idaho printed in black and yellow].
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The Idaho encyclopedia/Compiled by the Federal Writers’ Project of the Works Progress Administration; Vardis Fisher, State Director.—Caldwell: Caxton Printers, 1938.—452 p.: ill., maps (some folded); 26.5 cm.
[Bibliography: p. 433-442; Index: p. 445-452. Photographs on endpapers. Includes bound in Errata and one corrected page [for pps 210-211].
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Idaho lore/Prepared by the Federal Writers’ Project of the Work Projects Administration, Vardis Fisher, State Director.—Caldwell: Caxton Printers, 1939.—256 p.: ill.; 23.5 cm.—(American Guide Series).
[Folk Songs: p. [219]-237; Idaho Speech: p. [239]-245; Index: p. 249-256. Drawings by William Runyan; linoleum cuts by Adrian Troy of the Federal Art Project of Chicago. Illustrated endpapers. In dustjacket].

ILLINOIS

Illinois108
ILLINOIS: A DESCRIPTIVE AND HISTORICAL GUIDE/Compiled and Written by the Federal Writers’ Project of the Work Projects Administration for the State of Illinois.—Chicago: A.C. McClurg, 1939.—xxii, 687 p.: ill., maps b&w photos; 21 cm.—(American Guide Series).
[Fifty Books About Illinois: p. 645-648.—Chronology: p. 649- 653.—Index: p. 655-687.—Sponsored by Henry Horner, Governor.—T-p.—Illinois Writers’ Project included: Nelson Algren, Richard Wright, Saul Bellow, Sam Ross, Margaret Walker, Frank Yerby, Katherine Dunham, Willard Motley, Arna Bontemps. Radio Division: Sam Ross, Studs Turkel, Lou Gilbert.
Maps: Front endpapers: map, Illinois, Key Tour Map.—Folded colored map in back pocket: verso, Illinois, 1939; recto, Key to Chicago Tours; Chicago and Vicinity.—Text maps of: Bloomington and Normal, Cairo, Champaign and Urbana, Chicago (Loop and Vicinity, Grant Park, Near North Side, Lincoln Park, North and Northwest Sides, West Side, Jackson Park, University of Chicago, South Side), Elgin, Evanston, Galena, Nauvoo, Peoria, Rockford, Springfield.
Photos: 106 b&w photographs by the Farm Security Administration, the Federal Art Project, WPA Staff Photographers, [et al.].
Endpapers: Front: map, Illinois, Key Tour Map.
Binding: Dark red cloth with lettering and outline map of Illinois stamped in gold.
Dustjacket: Front and back: Three drawings on front, four drawings on back, printed in blue and red. Jacket drawings by the Federal Art Project, Chicago.—Inside back flap].
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Princeton guide/Federal Writers’ Project (Illinois), Works Progress Administration; sponsored by the City of Princeton.—Princeton, IL: City of Princeton, 1939.—48, i.e., [58] p.: ill.; 23 cm.—(American Guide Series).
[Chronology: p. 46-47; Personal interviews: p. 48. Drawings by Catherine O’Brien of the Federal Art Project of Illinois. “Made by WPA Federal Art Project, Chicago, Ill.—back outside cover. Misbound with two sets of photographs].
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Rockford/Compiled by Workers of the Writers’ Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Illinois; sponsored by the City of Rockford, Illinois; illustrations by the Illinois Art Project.—Rockford: Graphic Arts Corporation, 1941.—144 p.: ill.; 23.5 cm.—(American Guide Series).
[Chronology: p. 126-137; Index: p. 139-144. Illustrations by Leonard K. Haven].
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Chicago in periodical literature: a summary of articles, Volume I/Compiled by the Workers of the Writers’ Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Illinois.—Chicago: Division of Departmental Reports, State of Illinois; Chicago Library Club, 1940.—231 p.; 28 cm.
[1833-1871, volume 1. Double front cover. “Made by WPA Federal Art Project, Chicago, Ill.—Outside back cover].

Stories from Illinois History112
Stories from Illinois history/Compiled by the Workers of the Writers’ Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Illinois.—Chicago: Division of Department Reports, State of Illinois; Chicago Library Club, 1941.—92 leaves; 28 cm.
[“Made by Illinois WPA Art Project, Chi.—Outside back cover].

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Illinois historical anecdotes/Compiled by the Workers of the Writers’ Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Illinois.—Chicago: Division of Department Reports, State of Illinois; Chicago Library Club, 1940.—93 leaves; 28 cm.
[“Made by Illinois WPA Art Project, Chicago”—outside back cover].

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Baseball in Old Chicago/Compiled and Written by the Federal Writers’ Project (Illinois), Work Project Administration; sponsored by The Forest Park Baseball Museum, Inc.—Chicago: A.C.McClurg & Co., 1939.—64 p.: ill.; 23 cm.
[Pennant winners in the National League, 1876-1900: p. 60-61; Some unusual Chicago records before 1900: p. 62; Casey at the Bat/by Ernest Lawrence Thayer: p. 63-64. The Forest Park Baseball Museum: p. [inside back cover]. “Made by Illinois WPA Art Project, Chicago”—Outside back cover].
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Cavalcade of the American Negro/Compiled by the Workers of the Writers’ Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Illinois; sponsored by the Diamond Jubilee Exposition Authority. —Chicago: Diamond Jubilee Exposition Authority, 1940.—95 p.: ill.; 23 cm.
[Frontispiece by Adrian Troy of the Illinois Art Project— t-p.—The cover for the paper bound edition was reproduced from original drawings (by Adrian Troy)—Colophon].
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The kangaroo and others too: Steinmetz High School—Chicago: blockprints by members of the class/edited by George Verdack, Donald Stuart, Emily Jurczak; Edith E. Garis, instructor.—[32] p.: ill.; 31 cm.
[Spiral bound. “These art students, sixteen and seventeen years of age, designed and cut the linoleum blocks”—Foreword. “This book reproduced by the silk screen process by the Poster Division, Illinois Art Project, Work Projects Administration, Chicago, Illinois”—Colophon].
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Library service in the work of the Chicago Public Library WPA Omnibus Project/Federal Works Agency, Work Projects Administration (Illinois), District No. 3.—Chicago: Chicago Public Library Omnibus Project, 1940.—45 p.; 21.5 cm.
[Cover title. “...Library Omnibus Project... These activities, which include the compilation of bibliographies, union catalogs and indexes covering a variety of subjects, are described in detail in the following pages”—Foreword].

INDIANA

Indiana118
INDIANA: A GUIDE TO THE HOOSIER STATE/ Compiled by workers of the Writers’ Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Indiana.—New York: Oxford University Press, 1941.—xxvi, 548 p.: ill., maps, b&w photos; 21 cm.—(American Guide Series).
[Chronology: p. 499-507.—Bibliography: p. 509-523. —Index: p. 525-548.—First published in September 1941.—Verso of t-p.—Sponsored by the Department of Public Relations of Indiana State Teachers College.—T-p.
Maps: Front endpapers: map, Key to Tours.—Folded map in back pocket: verso, Indiana; recto, Cities of the Calumet, Points of Interest; Indianapolis, Points of Interest.—Text maps of: Evansville, Fort Wayne, New Albany, New Harmony, South Bend, Terre Haute, Vincennes.
Photos: 109 b&w photographs.
Chapter tail-piece art: unidentified.
Endpapers: Front: map, Key to Tours.—27 x 20.5 cm.
Binding: Light red cloth with brown lettering. Image of a tractor and factory on front, and ear or corn on spine.
Dustjacket: Front and spine: bottom two-thirds, photograph entitled ?On the Banks of the Wabash’ by W.A. Sills. Back: publisher’s advertisement for other titles in the American Guide Series].

IOWA

Iowa119
IOWA: A GUIDE TO THE HAWKEYE STATE/ Compiled and Written by the Federal Writers’ Project of the Works Progress Administration for the State of Iowa.—New York: Viking Press, 1938.—xvi, 583 p.: ill., maps, b&w photos; 21 cm.—(American Guide Series).
[Chronology: p. [547]-556.—Bibliography: p. [557]-564.—Index: p. [565]-583.—First published in August 1938.—Verso of t-p.—Sponsored by The State Historical Society of Iowa to Commemorate The Centenary of the Organization of Iowa Territory.—T-p.
Maps: Front endpapers: map, Iowa Tour Key Map.—Folded colored map in back pocket: Iowa.—Text maps to: Great Lakes, Ames, Burlington, Cedar Rapids, Council Bluffs, Davenport, Des Moines, Dubuque, Iowa City, Sioux City, Waterloo.
Photos: 80 b&w photographs.
Endpapers: Front: map, Iowa Tour Key Map.—24 x 18 cm.
Binding: Light green cloth binding with gold lettering.
Dustjacket: Bottom two-thirds of front and spine: Photograph from page 27, entitled “Agriculture: Mural in Post Office, Cresco” printed in dark green and white by Richard Haines, [photo] courtesy Treasury Department Art Project. Back: Viking Press American Guide Series advertisement].

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Bentonsport memories/Compiled by Iowa Writers’ Program, Work Projects Administration; sponsored by Bentonsport Homecoming Committee.—[Bentonsport: Bentonsport Homecoming Committee], 1940.—38 leaves; 1 ill.; 22 cm.—(American Guide Series).

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A guide to Estherville, Iowa: Emmet County, and Iowa Great Lakes Region/Compiled and Written by The Federal Writers’ Project, Works Progress Administration, State of Iowa; sponsored by The Chamber of Commerce, Estherville.—Estherville: Estherville Enterprise Print, January 1, 1939.—36 p.: ill., maps (some folded); 22 cm.
[Estherville—Industrial and Distribution Center Northwest Iowa—T-p].

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Recreation: health, happiness, efficiency/The Iowa Recreationalist.—Des Moines: Iowa Recreation Project, Professional & Service Division, WPA, 1941.—[69?] p.; ill.; 28 cm.
[Iowa Recreationalist, v. 1, #2 (Jan. 1941). “Social activities, hobby clubs, crafts, mental games, music, special occasions, dramatics, game rooms, physical activities, playgrounds & art”—Cover].

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[Keepsake]
Welcome from the Iowa Art Program, 309 Third St., Des Moines, Iowa, WPA.—1 cloth keepsake; 26.5 x 12 cm.
[Gray cloth printed in black and red. Illustration: a young boy waving a large hat with WELCOME written on the brim standing before a large red apple].

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