The WPA guide to New York City: the Federal Writers' Project guide to 1930s New York

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Pantheon Books, 1939 - History - 680 pages
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This tour guide for time travelers offers New York lovers and 1930s buffs an endlessly fascinating look at life as it was lived in the days when a trolley ride cost five cents, a room at the Plaza was $7.50, and the new World's Fair was the talk of the town. Hailed by the New York Times as one of the 10 best books ever written about the city. Photos. Maps.

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For anyone who loves New York, this book is a treasure. Compiled by first-rate unemployed writers during the Depression, it provides a burrough-by-burrough, neighborhood-by-neighborhood account of the ... Read full review

Contents

GENERAL INFORMATION
3
ANNUAL EVENTS
42
Introduction
49
Copyright

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