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Federal Writers' Project of the Works Projects Administration for the State of Florida


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Federal Writers' Project collection

Identifier: MS-1991-05

The Federal Writers Project consists of selected records used to develop books and pamplets for the American Guide Series. The materials in this collection primarily document the experiences and lives of African Americans, many of whom had previously been enslaved, and includes interviews, typescripts, and other materials photocopied from a collection at the Florida Historical Society.

Dates: Created: 1933-1948; Other: Majority of material found within 1933-1938; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1991

Works Progress Administration (WPA) Tampa Office records

Identifier: MS-1982-08

The bulk of this collection includes manuscripts and revised typescripts for the Florida edition of the American Guide series produced by the Works Progress Administration.

Dates: Created: 1917 - 1943; Other: Majority of material found within 1935 - 1943; Other: 1982

Additional filters:

African Americans -- Florida -- Interviews 1
African Americans -- Florida -- Tampa 1
Florida -- Social life and customs. 1
Hillsborough County (Fla.) -- History 1
Seminole Indians 1
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