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The Resource San Diego in the 1930s : the WPA guide to America's finest city, Federal Writers Project of the Works Progress Administration ; introduction by David Kipen

San Diego in the 1930s : the WPA guide to America's finest city, Federal Writers Project of the Works Progress Administration ; introduction by David Kipen

Label
San Diego in the 1930s : the WPA guide to America's finest city
Title
San Diego in the 1930s
Title remainder
the WPA guide to America's finest city
Statement of responsibility
Federal Writers Project of the Works Progress Administration ; introduction by David Kipen
Creator
Contributor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
San Diego in the 1930s offers a lively account of the city's culture, roadside attractions, and history-from the days of the Spanish missions to the pre-Second World War boom. The guide is revealing both in the opinions it embodies and in the juicy details it records-tidbits such as the bloodiest and most incompetently fought battle of the Mexican-American War, Emma Goldman's abruptly terminated speech to local Wobblies in 1912, and even a delightfully anachronistic way to beat a San Diego speeding ticket. Brimming with tours that can prove challenging to retrace, this book reminds us o
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
979.402
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F869.S22
LC item number
F43 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
San Diego in the 1930s : the WPA guide to America's finest city, Federal Writers Project of the Works Progress Administration ; introduction by David Kipen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 127-130) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xviii, 138 pages
Isbn
9780520275386
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Glossy, color illustrated wrappers. Purchase, ASUCLA, 2015.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)818734534
  • ucoclc818734534
Label
San Diego in the 1930s : the WPA guide to America's finest city, Federal Writers Project of the Works Progress Administration ; introduction by David Kipen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 127-130) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xviii, 138 pages
Isbn
9780520275386
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Glossy, color illustrated wrappers. Purchase, ASUCLA, 2015.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)818734534
  • ucoclc818734534

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