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Description of Material Gathered on the Federal Writers Project San Francisco, 1936
1987/057  
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Description
Consists of a staple-bound volume of short stories and poems by San Francisco writers working under the authority of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) Federal Writers' Project in San Francisco, on the American Guide and other publications. The volume was compiled by an editorial board comprised of Lawrence Estavan (chairman), Miriam Allen de Ford, Leon Dorais, Robin Kinkead, Kenneth Rexroth, and Richard Roman, with the intent of promoting "...the establishment of Federal magazines for creative writers in every locality capable of supporting them" (Introduction, p. iii).
Extent
1 volume (110 p.)
Restrictions
From title page: "This volume is a private collection of manuscripts. It is not for sale and its contents are uncopyrighted and therefore to be considered private unpublished works not to be reproduced without permission of the authors except in excerpts by reviewers."
Availability
Collection is open for research.