Photographs of the Historical American Buildings Survey


Agee, James and Walker Evans.  Let Us Now Praise Famous Men . Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1960. Call No.: F326 .A17 1960

America Preserved: A Checklist of Historic Buildings, Structures and Sites.  Recorded by the Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record.  Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, Cataloging Distribution Service, 1995.
Call No.: LC1.2:H62/7.

Bernstein, Irving. A Caring Society: the New Deal, the Worker and the Great Depression , A History of the American Worker, 1933-1941. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1985
Call No.: HD8072 .B365 1985

Bindas, Kenneth J. All of this Music Belongs to the Nation: the WPA's Federal Music Project and American Society. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1995.
Call No: ML62 .B56 1995

Bird, Caroline. The Invisible Scar. New York: McKay, 1967
Call No.: HC106.3 .B54

Birds of the World: An Illustrated Natural History prepared by the workers of the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration in the City of New York . Chicago: A. Whitman & Co., 1938
Call No.: QL 676 .F4

Bloxom, Marguerite D., comp. Pickaxe and Pencil: References for the Study of the WPA . Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress : [Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., distributor], 1982.
Call No.: LC1.12/2:p 58

Blumenson, John J.-G. Identifying American Architecture: A Pictorial Guide to the Styles and Terms, 1600-1945. Nashville: American Association for State and Local History, 1977.
Call No.: NA705 .B55

Bogardus, Ralph F. and Fred Hobson, eds. Literature at the Barricades: the American Writer in the 1930s . University, Ala.: University of Alabama Press, 1982.
Call No.: PS223 .L5 1982

Bold, Christine. The WPA Guides: Mapping America. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1999.
Call No.: E175.4 .B65 1999

Bonnifield, Paul. The Dust Bowl: Men, Dirt and Depression. Alberquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1979.
Call No.: F595 .B73

Botkin, B. A., ed. Lay My Burden Down: A Folk History of Slavery . Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1945.
Call No.: E444 .F26

Burns, John A., ed. With the staff of HABS/HAER. Recording Historic Structures. Washington, D.C.: American Institute of Architects Press, 1989. Call No.: CC135 .R4 1989

DeNoon, Christopher. Posters of the WPA . Los Angeles: Wheatley Press, in association with the University of Washington Press, Seattle, 1987.
Call No.: NC1807 .U5 D46 1987

Galbraith, John Kenneth. The Great Crash,1929 . 3 rd ed. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1972.
Call No.: HB3717 1929 .G32

Garraty, John A. The Great Depression: An Inquiry into the Causes, Course, and Consequences of the Worldwide Depression of the Nineteen-Thirties, as Seen by Contemporaries and in the Light of History . San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1986.
Call No.: HB3717 1929 .G36 1986

Georgia: the WPA Guide to its Towns and Countryside . Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1990.
Call No.: F291 .G45 1990

Goldstein, Malcolm. The Political Stage: American Drama and Theater of the Great Depression . New York: Oxford University Press, 1974.
Call No.: PS338 .P6 G6

HABS/HAER Review. Washington, D.C.: HABS/HAER, 1994- (periodical)
Call No.: I29.74/3: (Documents)

HAER Check-ins, 1969-1985: a Listing of Sites, Structures, and Objects Documented by the Historic American Engineering Record. Project Leader, Eric DeLony; checklinst compiled by Ellen Boone and Alice Keyes. Washington, D.C.: Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering record, 1985.
Call No.: E159 .H34X 1985

Hefner, Loretta L., comp. The WPA Historical Records Survey: a Guide to the Unpublished Inventories, Indexes and Transcripts. Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 1990.
Call No.: Z1236 .H437

Historic American Buildings Survey . 66 Microfilm Reels. Microforms collection
Call No.: NA707 .H46X

Hobson, Archie, ed. Remembering America: A Sampler of the WPA American Guide Series . New York: Columbia University Press, 1985
Call No.: E169 .R395 1985

Keylin, Arleen, ed. The Depression Years, As Reported by the New York Times . New York: Arno Press, 1976.
Call No.: HB3717 1929 .D46

Klehr, Harvey. The Heyday of American Communism: the Depression Decade . New York: Basic Books, 1984.
Call No.: HX83 .K55 1984

Lacy, Leslie Alexander. The Soil Soldiers: the Civilian Conservation Corps in the Great Depression . Radnor, Pa.: Chilton, 1976.
Call No.: S930 .L3 1976

Lerner, Abba P. Flation: Not Inflation of Prices, not Deflation of Jobs: What You Always Wanted to Know about Inflation, Depression and the Dollar . New York, Quadrangle Books, 1972.
Call No.: HC110 .W24 L45

Linley, John. The Georgia Catalog, Historic American Buildings Survey: a Guide to the Architecture of the State. Athens, Ga.: University of Georgia Press, 1982.
Call No.: NA730 .G4 L564

Marye, P. Thornton. Photostatic Prints of the Historic American Buildings Survey, Georgia. 1935.
Call No.: NA730 .G4 H575X (in monographs and Architecture library collections)

McDonald, William F. Federal Relief Administration and the Arts: the Origins and Administrative History of the Arts Projects of the Works Progress Administration. Columbus: Ohio University Press, 1969.
Call No.: NX735 .M3

McElvaine, Robert S., ed. Down & Out in the Great Depression: Letters from the "Forgotten Man." Chapel Hill, N.C.: University of North Carolina Press, 1983.
Call No.: E169 .D746 1983

Nash, Gerald D. The Great Depression and World War II: Organizing America, 1933-1945 . New York: St. Martin's Press. 1979
Call No.: E806 .N28

O'Connor, Francis V. Art for the Millions: Essays from the 1930s by Artists and Administrators of the WPA Federal Art Project. Greenwich, Conn.: New York Graphic Society, 1973
Call No.: N8838 .O25

Pells, Richard H. Radical Visions and American Dreams: Culture and Social Thought in the Depression Years . New York: Harper & Row, 1973.
Call No.: E169.1 .P42 1973

Penkower, Monty Noam. The Federal Writers' Project: a Study in Government Patronage of the Arts . Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1977.
Call No.: PS228 .F43 P4

Scharf, Lois. To Work and to Wed: Female Employment, Feminism and the Great Depression. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1980.
Call No.: HD6095 .S3

Secretary of the Interior's Standards and Guidelines for Architectural and Engineering Documentation: HABS/HAER Standards. Microfiche. Washington, D.C.: HABS/HAER, 1990.
Call No.: I29.74:AR2. (Microforms)

Terkel, Studs. Hard Times: An Oral History of the Great Depression . New York: Pantheon Books, 1970
Call No.: E806 .T45

Terkel, Studs. My American Century. New York: New Press, distributed by W.W. Norton, 1997
Call No.: CT 220 .T43 1997

These are Our Lives , As Told by the People and Written by Members of the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration in North Carolina. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1939
Call No.: F215 .F4

Thomas, Gordon and Max Morgan-Witts. The Day the Bubble Burst: A Soclal History of the Wall Street Crash of 1929 . Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1979
Call No.: HB3717 1929 .T54

Web Resources

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