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Review: The WPA Guide to New York City: The Federal Writers' Project Guide to 1930s New York (American Guide)

User Review  - John Michlig - Goodreads

Re-acquired after losing it in '08. Crucial for researching a book project. Read full review

Review: The WPA Guide to New York City: The Federal Writers' Project Guide to 1930s New York (American Guide)

User Review  - Paul Jellinek - Goodreads

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

Review: The WPA Guide to New York City: The Federal Writers' Project Guide to 1930s New York (American Guide)

User Review  - Drew Gordon - Goodreads

Not really a "read," it's a guide book written about all five boroughs in the 30's to give writers something to do during the economic depression. Excellent pictures and interesting history of what New York's neighborhoods once were. Read full review

Review: The WPA Guide to New York City: The Federal Writers' Project Guide to 1930s New York (American Guide)

User Review  - Jonathan Lopez - Goodreads

This is a fascinating reprint of a guide to New York City published in the 1930s, having been commissioned by the federal WPA project. It's not something that you sit down and read cover to cover, but it is jam-packed with fascinating tidbits that bring old New York to life. Read full review