Author:Laurence A. Glasco, Wright, J. Ernest

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The WPA History of the Negro in Pittsburgh

By: Laurence A. Glasco, Wright, J. Ernest

Price: $39.95

Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press: 2004

Seller ID: 942321

ISBN: 0822942321

Condition: 432 pages, hardback, University of Pittsburgh Press


The first publication of a reclaimed WPA project studying Pittsburgh's black population. The book features articles on civil rights, social class, lifestyle, culture, folklore, and institutions, from colonial times through the 1930s.The monumental American Guide Series, published by the Federal Writers' Project, provided work to thousands of unemployed writers, editors, and researchers in the midst of the Great Depression. Featuring books on states, cities, rivers, a... View more info