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TENNESSEE

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TENNESSEE: A GUIDE TO THE STATE/Compiled and Written by the Federal Writers’ Project of the Work Projects Administration for the State of Tennessee.—New York: Viking Press, 1939.—xxiv, 558 p.: ill., maps, b&w photos; 21 cm.—(American Guide Series).
[Chronology: p. 521-528.—Selected Bibliography: p. 529-535.—Index: p. 537-558.—Sponsored by Department of Conservation, Division of Information.—T-p.—First published in December 1939.—Verso of t-p.
Maps: Front endpapers: map, Tennessee: Key to Tours. —Folded colored map in back pocket: Front:Tennessee; back: Knoxville, Nashville, Chattanooga & environs, Memphis.—Text maps of: Downtown Nashville, Downtown Memphis, Downtown, Knoxville, Downtown Chattanooga, Reelfoot Lake.
Photos: 80 b&w photographs by W. Lincoln Highton, Farm Security Administration, Tennessee Valley Authority, etc.
Endpapers: Front: Tennessee: Key to Tours.
Binding: Light green cloth with gold lettering.
Dustjacket: Title on jacket: TENNESSEE: A GUIDE TO THE Volunteer STATE. Front and spine in green and white. “The photograph on the front of this jacket is a view of the downstream face of the Tennessee Valley Authority’s Norris Dam and a section of the Clinch River...” Back: “Volumes in the American Guide Series appearing under the Viking Imprint already published... in preparation”].

TEXAS

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TEXAS: A GUIDE TO THE LONE STAR STATE/ Compiled by Workers of the Writers’ Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Texas.—New York: Hastings House, 1940.—xxxiii, 718 p.: ill., maps., b&w photos; 21 cm.—(American Guide Series).
[Glossary: p. 669-670.—Chronology: p. 671-676.—A Selected Reading List of Texas Books: p. 677-682.—Map of Texas in ten sections: p. [683-700].—Index: p. 701-718.—Sponsored by the Texas State Highway Commission.—T-p.—First published in 1940.—Verso of t-p.
Maps: Front and back endpapers: map, Historical Pictorial Map of Texas, Under Six Flags, 1519-1940.—Text maps of: Transportation Map, Amarillo, Austin, State Capitol Grounds, University of Texas Campus Grounds, Beaumont, Brownsville, Brownsville Vicinity, Corups Christi, Corpus Christi Vicinity, Dallas Downtown, Dallas Vicinity, El Paso Downtown, El Paso, Fort Worth Downtown, Fort Worth, Galveston, Galveston Vicinity, Houston Downtown, Houston, Laredo, Port Arthur, Alamo Fortress Area, 1836, San Antonio Downtown, San Antonio, Waco, Wichita Falls, Tour Key Map, San Jacinto Battlefield, Tour 23A—Big Bend, State Road Map of Texas.
Photos: 98 b&w photographs by Lee, Rothstein & Lange of the Farm Security Administration.
Chapter head- and tail pieces: Texas longhorn bull (?) on title page.
Endpapers: Front and back: map, Historical Pictorial Map of Texas, Under Six Flags, 1519-1940.—19.5 x 25 cm.
Binding: Blue cloth with dark blue lettering.
Dustjacket: Front and spine: blue and yellow borders with green tinted photograph of the San Jacinto Memorial, San Jacinto State Park, near Houston, by Elwood M. Payne, from between pages 28-29. Back: American Guide Series blurb and small drawing of a wooden Texas fort].
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Houston: a history and guide/Compiled by workers of the Writers’ Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Texas; sponsored by the Harris County Historical Society.—Houston: Anson Jones Press, 1942.—363 p.: ill., maps; 23 cm.—(American Guide Series).
[Chronology: p. 343-347; [Map] Houston vicinity: p. 348; Index: p. 349-363. Maps on endpapers. Pictorial cloth cover. In dustjacket].
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Along the San Antonio River/Compiled by Workers of the Writers’ Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Texas; sponsored by the City of San Antonio; the River Beautification Board, cooperating sponsor.—San Antonio: City of San Antonio, 1941.—36 p.: ill., maps; 28 cm.—(American Guide Series).
[Index: p. 34-36].
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Beaumont: a guide to the city and its environs/Compiled and Written by the Federal Writers’ Project of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Texas; sponsored by Beaumont Post 1806, Veterans of Foreign Wars of U.S.—Houston: Anson Jones Press, [n.d.]—167 p.: ill., maps; 21 cm.—(American Guide Series).
[Chronology: p. 159-160; Index: p. 161-167. Cloth and false wood pictorial covers].
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Old Villita/Compiled and written by the Writers’ Project of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Texas; Maury Maverick, Mayor of San Antonio, cooperating sponsor.—2nd ed.—San Antonio: City of San Antonio, 1939.—22 p.: ill.; 35 cm.—(American Guide Series).
[A second edition of 3000 copies—verso of t-p].

UTAH

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UTAH: A GUIDE TO THE STATE/Compiled by Workers of the Writers’ Program of the Work Projects Administration for the State of Utah.—New York: Hastings House, 1941.—xxvi, 595 p.: ill., maps, b&w photos; 21 cm.—(American Guide Series).
[Chronology: p. 531-537.—Selected Reading List: p. 538-551.—List of Consultants: p. 552-553.—Map of Utah in Six Sections: p. [555-563].—Index to Cities and Towns: p. 564-566.—Index: p. 567-595.—Sponsored by the Utah State Institute of Fine Arts. Co-sponsored by the Salt Lake County Commission.—T-p.—First published in 1941.—Verso of t-p.
Maps: Front endpapers: map, Utah Tour Key Map.—Back endpapers: map, Utah Transportation Map.—Text maps of: Logan, Ogden, Provo, Temple Square Area—Salt Lake City, Salt Lake City, University of Utah, State Map.
Photos: 108 b&w photographs by Highton, Rothstein, Lee, etc.
Artwork: “The Utah Art Project prepared art and maps; William Wallace Ashby, Jr., executed the head pieces and Robert M. Jones the tail pieces”.—p. vii-viii.
Endpapers: Front: map, Utah Tour Key Map.—Back: map, Utah Transportation Map.
Binding: Dark blue cloth with gold lettering.
Dustjacket: Front and spine: borders in dark blue and yellow. Front illustration of text photograph entitled: “Brilliant-Hued Bryce Canyon” from between pages 36-37, printed in black and white. Back: American Guide Series blurb with small Utah landscape collage by William Wallace Ashby, Jr].
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A history of Ogden/Prepared by the Utah Historical Records Survey Project, Division of Professional and Service Projects, Work Projects Administration; Utah State Historical Society, sponsor; Ogden City Commission, co-sponsor.—Ogden: Ogden City Commission, 1940.—77 p.; ill.; 23.5 cm.
[Mayors of Ogden, 1851-1940: p. 68; Ogden City Bibliography: p. 69-75. “Pre-print of the proposed Inventory of Municipal Archives of Utah”—t-p. “The history was written by Dale L. Morgan...”—p. [3]. Illustration on cover by Earl Varner].
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Early Utah arts/the Utah State Art Center; the Utah State Institute of Fine Arts; Utah Art Project, W.P.A, co-sponsors.—Salt Lake City: Utah State Art Center, [n.d.]—[5] typescript leaves; 23.5 cm.
[Silk screen cover].
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Historical sketch and governmental organization of Box Elder County/Compiled and Written by Historical Records Survey Project, Works Progress Administration.—Ogden: Historical Records Survey, 1939.—23, i.e., [25] p.: ill., maps; 28 cm.
[Bibliography: p. [22-25]. “[Partially] Reprinted by Box Elder Co. School District, Brigham City, Utah”—cover].

VERMONT

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VERMONT: A GUIDE TO THE GREEN MOUNTAIN STATE/Written by Workers of the Federal Writers’ Project of the Works Progress Administration for the State of Vermont.—Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1937.—xxi, 392 p.: ill., maps, b&w photos; 21 cm.—(American Guide Series).
[Chronology: p. [371]-372.—Bibliography: p. [373]-379.—Index: p. [381]-392.—Sponsored by the Vermont State Planning Board.—T-p.—The Riverside Press, Cambridge.—T-p.
Maps: Front endpapers: map, Key to Vermont Tours.—Folded colored map in back pocket: Front: Vermont; back: Winter Sports, Recreation.—Text maps of: Key to Vermont Tours, Transportation Map of Vermont, Counties and Townships of Vermont.
Photo: 99 b&w photographs by Highton, Lee, Richardson, Derrick, etc.
Endpapers: Front: map, Key to Vermont Tours.
Binding: Dark green cloth with gold lettering.
Dustjacket: Front and spine printed in black and white. Illustration on front is same a text photograph between pages 112-113, entitled: “Covered Bridge, near East Corinth” by Highton. Back: “How well do you know New England”. Map of New England with the six State Guides superimposed].

VIRGINIA

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VIRGINIA: A GUIDE TO OLD DOMINION/Compiled by workers of the Writers’ Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Virginia.—New York: Oxford University Press, 1940.—xxix, 699 p.: ill., maps, b&w photos; 21 cm.—(American Guide Series).
[Chronology: p. 639-645.—Bibliography: p. 647-667.—Index: p. 669-699.—Sponsored by James H. Price, Governor of Virginia.—T-p.—First published in May 1940.—Verso of t-p.
Maps: Front endpapers: map, Key to Virginia Tours.—Folded map in back pocket: front, Virginia; back, Richmond, Virginia.—Text maps of: Peninsula Map, Alexandria, Charlottesville, Fredericksburg, Hampton Roads Area, Norfolk, Lynchburg, Petersburg, Williamsburg, Albemarle County.
Photos: 101 b&w photographs by W. Lincoln Highton, Farm Security Administration, United States Forest Service, etc.
Chapter head- and tail-pieces: Edward A. Darby.
Endpapers: Front, Key to Virginia Tours.
Binding: Beige with blue lettering, including small pictorial device with Colonial building and horse and carriage.
Dustjacket: Front and spine: border in orange, white and black, with orange and black text photograph from between pages 122 and 123 entitled: Governor’s Palace (1705-20, reconstructed 1930), Williamsburg, by the Virginia State Chamber of Commerce. Back: Oxford Books].
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Virginia: the Old Dominion in pictures.../compiled by workers of the Virginia Writers’ Project of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Virginia; sponsored by the Virginia State Chamber of Commerce.—New York: Fleming Publishing Co., 1941.—1 v. (unpaged): 18.5 cm.—(American Pictorial Guide Series).
[“The pictorial guide is the work of John Sherwood Widdicombe, Assistant State Supervisor of the Virginia Writers’ Project, and Ralph Warren Lermond of the Virginia Art Project.”—p. [3]. Pictorial endpapers. In dustjacket].

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