Material gathered on the Federal Writers Project San Francisco; as a sample for a project of creative work
Date (inclusive): 1936
Creator: Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration of Northern California.
Accession number: 1987/057
Extent: 1 volume (110 p.)
Labor Archives and Research Center
J. Paul Leonard Library, Room 460
San Francisco State University
1630 Holloway Ave
San Francisco, CA 94132-1722
Languages: Publication is in English.
Abstract: 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).
Location: Collection is available onsite, as part of the Master's Theses and Small Collections.
Collection is open for research.
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and therefore to be considered private unpublished works not to be reproduced without permission of the authors except in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."
Material Gathered on the Federal Writers Project San Francisco, 1987/057, Labor Archives and Research Center, San Francisco State University.
De Ford, Miriam Allen, 1888-1975.
Hutchinson, Robert B.
Larsson, Raymond Ellsworth, 1901-
Rexroth, Kenneth, 1905-1982.
Sabsay, Nahum, 1890-
Sachs, Ida Faye.
Sawvelle, Dorothea M.
Talbot, J. Rand.
Van Ghent, Dorothy Bendon, 1907-
Warner, W. E.
Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration of Northern California.