Selected Regional Books and Articles

“Soul of a People: Voices from the Writers’ Project” Online Site Support Notebook

Blakey, George.
Creating a Hoosier Self-Portrait: The Federal Writers’ Project in Indiana, 1935–1942. Indiana University Press, 2005.

Bold, Christine.
Writers, Plumbers, and Anarchists: The WPA Writers’ Project in Massachusetts. University of Massachusetts Press, 2006

Cohen, David Steven.
America, the Dream of My Life: Selections from the Federal Writers’ Project’s New Jersey Ethnic Survey. Rutgers University Press, 1990.

Findlay, James A. and Margaret Bing. “
Touring Florida Through the Federal Writers’ Project.” Broward County Public Library web site.

Hill, Gerald, ed.
Oneida Lives: Long Lost Voices of the Wisconsin Oneidas. Bison Books, 2005.

Hurston, Zora Neale.
Go Gator and Muddy the Water: Writings by Zora Neale Hurston from the Federal Writers’ Project, edited by Pamela Bordelon. Norton, 1999.

Kennedy, Stetson. “
Florida Folklife and the WPA: An Introduction.” Florida Memory Project, Florida State Archives.

Louisiana Writers’ Project.
Gumbo Ya-Ya: A Collection of Louisiana Folk Tales. Pelican Publishing, 1987.

Nebraska Writers’ Project.
Mister, You’ve Got Yourself a Horse: Tales of Old Time Horse Trading. University of Nebraska Press, 1987.

Places Captured in Time, But Not Frozen There.” Article about the Federal Writers’ Project Washington state guide and what the state is like seven decades later.

Montana Writers’ Project.
An Ornery Bunch: Tales and Anecdotes Collected by the WPA Montana Writers Project. Falcon, 1999.

Terrill, Tom E., with Jerrold Hirsch.
Such As Us: Southern Voices of the Thirties. University of North Carolina Press, 1987.

Women’s Tales from the New Mexico WPA: La Diabla a Pie, edited by Tey Diana Rebolledo and Maria Teresa Marquez. Arte Publico Press, 2000.