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The Resource Los Angeles in the 1930s : the WPA guide to the City of Angels, Federal Writers Project of the Work Progress Administration ; introduction by David Kipen

Los Angeles in the 1930s : the WPA guide to the City of Angels, Federal Writers Project of the Work Progress Administration ; introduction by David Kipen

Label
Los Angeles in the 1930s : the WPA guide to the City of Angels
Title
Los Angeles in the 1930s
Title remainder
the WPA guide to the City of Angels
Statement of responsibility
Federal Writers Project of the Work Progress Administration ; introduction by David Kipen
Creator
Contributor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes a pivotal moment in Los Angeles history, when writers like Raymond Chandler, Nathanael West, and F. Scott Fitzgerald were creating the images and associations--and the mystique--for which the City of Angels is still known. Los Angeles in the 1930s a guide to the contemporary culture, with a brief L.A. history, revisiting the Spanish colonial period, the Mexican period, the brief California Republic, and finally American sovereignty
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Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
917.94940452
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Los Angeles in the 1930s : the WPA guide to the City of Angels, Federal Writers Project of the Work Progress Administration ; introduction by David Kipen
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Previously published: New York : Hastings House, 1941, under the title Los Angeles : a guide to the city and its environs, as part of the American guide series
  • With new introduction
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 413-419) and index
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
lxviii, 433 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780520268838
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Color illustrated wrappers. Purchase, ASUCLA, 2015.
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)668191552
  • ucoclc668191552
Label
Los Angeles in the 1930s : the WPA guide to the City of Angels, Federal Writers Project of the Work Progress Administration ; introduction by David Kipen
Publication
Note
  • Previously published: New York : Hastings House, 1941, under the title Los Angeles : a guide to the city and its environs, as part of the American guide series
  • With new introduction
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 413-419) and index
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
lxviii, 433 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780520268838
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Color illustrated wrappers. Purchase, ASUCLA, 2015.
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)668191552
  • ucoclc668191552

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