New PDF release: San Francisco in the 1930s: The WPA Guide to the City by the

By Federal Writers Project of the Works Progress Administration,David Kipen

ISBN-10: 0520268806

ISBN-13: 9780520268807

"San Francisco has no unmarried landmark during which the realm could determine it," in response to San Francisco within the 1930s, initially released in 1940. this may without doubt come as a shock to the hundreds of thousands who be aware of and love the Golden Gate Bridge or realize the Transamerica Building’s pyramid. This precious Depression-era advisor to San Francisco relates the city’s heritage from the vantage element of the Thirties, describing its tradition and highlighting the $64000 vacationer sights of the time. David Kipen’s energetic advent revisits the city’s literary heritage—from Bret Harte to Kenneth Rexroth, Jade Snow Wong, and Allen Ginsberg—as good as its most famed landmarks and old structures. This wealthy and evocative quantity, resonant with photos of neighborhoods and districts, permits us a distinct chance to go back and forth again in time and relish the town via the Bay because it used to be.

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