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Writers’ Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of West Virginia


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Homer Adams Holt (1898-1975) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1450
Scope and Contents Correspondence, messages, and state papers of West Virginia's twentieth governor, 1937-1941, and manuscript drafts of "West Virginia: A Guide to the Mountain State (1941)," the Works Project Administration's Federal Writer's Project's work on West Virginia. Also included are assorted speeches and addresses given by Holt, newspaper clippings and articles regarding Holt's successor as Governor of West Virginia, Matthew Neely, and other political figures, and correspondence with governors from...
Dates: 1937-1944

Writers' Program in West Virginia Records

Collection Number: A&M 0454
Scope and Contents Papers created by the Writers' Program in West Virginia (ca. 1935-1942), a part of the Federal Works Progress Administration (WPA). For more information regarding this Program, please see the Biographical / Historical Note.The Writers' Program collection is arranged into series established on the basis of topics. This topical arrangement simply emerged from the documentation resulting from the subject-based research assignments delegated to the writers.There are six...
Dates: ca. 1850-1942; Majority of material found within ca. 1935-1942