Literature, Culture and Society in Depression Era America:Archives of the Federal Writers’ Project

Literature, Culture and Society in Depression Era America:Archives of the Federal Writers' Project

The Federal Writers’ Project (FWP) was the most controversial and contentious program of the Work Projects Administration (WPA), an integral partof Franklin D. Roosevelt’s “New Deal.” This bold, imaginative and wide-ranging enterprise is the key to understanding literature, culture and society inAmerica during the Depression era. This collection presents the Federal Writers’ Project (FWP) publications of all 47 states involved in the project,which ran from 1933 to 1943. Forming the most complete collection of publications from all participating states, this archive contains more than 450individual items.

Original Microform Title: Archives of the Federal Writers’ Project

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