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Author Blakey, George T.

Title Creating a Hoosier self-portrait : the Federal Writers' Project in Indiana, 1935-1942 / George T. Blakey.

Publication Info. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2005.

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Description 1 online resource (262 pages, [8] leaves of plates) : illustrations.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-249) and index.
Contents The national context -- The Hoosier situation -- The Indiana guide -- Other publications -- Oral history -- Almost finished projects -- Incomplete projects -- Research inventories -- Conclusions and legacy.
Summary "From 1935 to 1942, the Indiana office of the Federal Writers' Program hired unemployed writers as "field workers" to create a portrait in words of the land, the people, and the culture of the Hoosier state. This book tells the story of the project and its valuable legacy."--Jacket.
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Subject Federal Writers' Project -- History.
Writers' Program (Ind.) -- History.
Indiana -- Historiography.
Indiana -- Guidebooks -- Authorship -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Blakey, George T. Creating a Hoosier self-portrait. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2005 0253345693 (DLC) 2004019206 (OCoLC)56329394
ISBN 9780253023544 (electronic bk.)
0253023548 (electronic bk.)