New Orleans City Guide (Google eBook)
In 1938, under the direction of novelist and historian Lyle Saxon, The Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration produced this delightfully detailed portrait of New Orleans. Containing recipes, photographs and folklore, it is consistently hailed as one of the best books produced about the city. Remarkably, many of the sites and attractions the WPA chronicled in 1938 are still around today.
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Review: New Orleans City Guide 1938User Review - sologdin - Goodreads
Very useful if one intends a vacation in 1938 New Orleans. Read full review
Review: New Orleans City Guide 1938User Review - Mallory - Goodreads
Lyle Saxon at his little less racist than Gumbo Ya-Ya New Orleans infatuation. This is a fun book for people to read if they live in New Orleans and can orient themselves in the neighborhoods the ... Read full review