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The Resource The WPA guide to Philadelphia : a guide to the nation's birthplace, compiled by the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania ; with a new preface by E. Digby Baltzell and an introduction by Richard J. Webster ; published in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission

The WPA guide to Philadelphia : a guide to the nation's birthplace, compiled by the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania ; with a new preface by E. Digby Baltzell and an introduction by Richard J. Webster ; published in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission

Label
The WPA guide to Philadelphia : a guide to the nation's birthplace
Title
The WPA guide to Philadelphia
Title remainder
a guide to the nation's birthplace
Statement of responsibility
compiled by the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania ; with a new preface by E. Digby Baltzell and an introduction by Richard J. Webster ; published in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DEGRU
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Federal Writers' Project, Works Progress Administration
Government publication
other
Index
no index present
Language note
In English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1915-1996
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  • Baltzell, E. Digby
  • Webster, Richard J
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  • Philadelphia (Pa.)
  • Pennsylvania
Target audience
specialized
Label
The WPA guide to Philadelphia : a guide to the nation's birthplace, compiled by the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania ; with a new preface by E. Digby Baltzell and an introduction by Richard J. Webster ; published in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Foreword
  • Wilson, S. Davis
  • Preface
  • French, Paul Comly
  • Table of Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Illustrations and Maps
  • General Information
  • Annual Events
  • Point of Special Interest
  • Frontmatter
  • The City and its Background
  • Portrait of Philadelphia
  • Nature's Handiwork
  • The First Inhabitants
  • The Saga of a City
  • Old Ways and Old Tales
  • The Imprint of Nations
  • Governmental Machinery
  • Philadelphia's Economic Character
  • The City's Cultural Aspects
  • Preface to the 1988 Edition
  • Points of Special Interest to the City's Guests
  • Independence Square Group
  • Carpenters′ Hall
  • Betsy Ross House
  • The Powel House
  • Academy of Music
  • The Free Library
  • Franklin Institute
  • The Pennsylvania Museum of Art
  • Girard College
  • Baltzell, E. Digby
  • United States Mint
  • Roads and Rambles in and Around the City
  • Heart of the City
  • Where the City Fathers Walked
  • To the Schuylkill's Bank
  • The Longest Straight Street
  • Historic Germantown
  • West Philadelphia
  • Through Industrial Philadelphia
  • Along the Water Front
  • Introduction to the 1988 Edition
  • Fairmount Park
  • The Tree-Lined Parkway
  • Around Penn's Campus
  • Six Woodland Hikes
  • Jaunts to the Environs
  • Chronology
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Webster, Richard J.
  • Further Reading About Philadelphia
  • The American Guide Series
  • Hopkins, Harry L.
Control code
on1024020698
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781512819458
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.9783/9781512819458
Other physical details
illus
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctv4sd6ds
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1024020698
Label
The WPA guide to Philadelphia : a guide to the nation's birthplace, compiled by the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania ; with a new preface by E. Digby Baltzell and an introduction by Richard J. Webster ; published in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Foreword
  • Wilson, S. Davis
  • Preface
  • French, Paul Comly
  • Table of Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Illustrations and Maps
  • General Information
  • Annual Events
  • Point of Special Interest
  • Frontmatter
  • The City and its Background
  • Portrait of Philadelphia
  • Nature's Handiwork
  • The First Inhabitants
  • The Saga of a City
  • Old Ways and Old Tales
  • The Imprint of Nations
  • Governmental Machinery
  • Philadelphia's Economic Character
  • The City's Cultural Aspects
  • Preface to the 1988 Edition
  • Points of Special Interest to the City's Guests
  • Independence Square Group
  • Carpenters′ Hall
  • Betsy Ross House
  • The Powel House
  • Academy of Music
  • The Free Library
  • Franklin Institute
  • The Pennsylvania Museum of Art
  • Girard College
  • Baltzell, E. Digby
  • United States Mint
  • Roads and Rambles in and Around the City
  • Heart of the City
  • Where the City Fathers Walked
  • To the Schuylkill's Bank
  • The Longest Straight Street
  • Historic Germantown
  • West Philadelphia
  • Through Industrial Philadelphia
  • Along the Water Front
  • Introduction to the 1988 Edition
  • Fairmount Park
  • The Tree-Lined Parkway
  • Around Penn's Campus
  • Six Woodland Hikes
  • Jaunts to the Environs
  • Chronology
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Webster, Richard J.
  • Further Reading About Philadelphia
  • The American Guide Series
  • Hopkins, Harry L.
Control code
on1024020698
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781512819458
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.9783/9781512819458
Other physical details
illus
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctv4sd6ds
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1024020698

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