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Illinois: A Descriptive and Historical Guide (American Guide Series)

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This publication is part of the American Guide Series. During the Great Depression of the 1930's thousands of writers were hired by the Works Project Administration to create hundreds of guidebooks on all the state. Collectively these volumes made up the AMERICAN GUIDE SERIES. Each state guidebook contains articles on the History, Geography, Agriculture, Art, Architecture,

Paperback, 687 pages
Published November 12th 1983 by Pantheon (first published 1939)
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woot! such an important thing, to know about the city you're living in. read it. give it away. then buy another copy for yourself.
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