Rayon, Nylon and Glass Fibers - Compiled by Workers of the Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

By: WPA

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Small hardcover, 7 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches, 48 pages, 2 color illustration, numerous black and white illustrations; blue cloth boards with titles and illustration in black, boards lightly faded along edges, wear at corners and spine ends, previous owner's name in front end paper, pages a little toned with age, binding sound. The Works Progress Administration (renamed in 1939 as the Work Projects Administration; WPA) was the largest and most ambitious American New Deal agency, employing millions of unemployed people (mostly unskilled men) to carry out public works projects, including the construction of public buildings and roads. In a much smaller but more famous project, Federal Project Number One, the WPA employed musicians, artists, writers, actors and directors in large arts, drama, media, and literacy projects. One of the writing projects of the WPA was the production of dozens of science books for elementary school children, sponsored by the Pennsylvania department of Public Instruction. The covered a vast array of subjects from industry to technology, science and nature.

Title: Rayon, Nylon and Glass Fibers - Compiled by Workers of the Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Author Name: WPA

Categories: Children's Nonfiction,

Publisher: Chicago, Albert Whitman: 1945

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Hardcover

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Size: 12mo - over 6

Seller ID: 000950

Keywords: CHILDRENS NONFICTION BOOKS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY TEXTILES FABRICS SYNTHETIC MATERIALS HOW TO WORK PROJECTS ADMINISTRATION AMERICAN NEW DEAL