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The WPA guide to 1930s Arizona

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Published by University of Arizona Press in Tucson .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Arizona,
  • Arizona.
    • Subjects:
    • Arizona -- Guidebooks.,
    • Arizona.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementcompiled by the workers of the Writers" Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Arizona ; foreword by Stewart L. Udall.
      ContributionsWriters" Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Arizona., Arizona.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF809.3 .W65 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxv, 530 p., [64] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages530
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2050082M
      ISBN 100816510997
      LC Control Number88027652

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