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Corp Author WPA Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in Southern California.
Title Los Angeles in the 1930s : the WPA guide to the City of Angels / Federal Writers Project of the Work Progress Administration ; introduction by David Kipen.
Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, 2011.

Corp Author WPA Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in Southern California.
Subject Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Guidebooks.
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- History.
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Description and travel.
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Social life and customs.
Alt Name Kipen, David.
Alternate Title Los Angeles : a guide to the city and its environs.
American guide series.
Add Title WPA guide to the City of Angels
Description 1 online resource (lxviii, 433 pages, 64 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 413-419) and index.
Summary Describes a pivotal moment in Los Angeles history, when writers like Raymond Chandler, Nathanael West, and F. Scott Fitzgerald were creating the images and associations--and the mystique--for which the City of Angels is still known. Los Angeles in the 1930s a guide to the contemporary culture, with a brief L.A. history, revisiting the Spanish colonial period, the Mexican period, the brief California Republic, and finally American sovereignty.
Note Print version record.
Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- Illustrations -- Maps -- The WPA Guide to Renaissance Florence, or A Writer's Paradise / Kipen, David -- Preface 1941 / Keyes, John D. -- General Information -- Hotel and Other Accommodations -- Restaurants -- Night Clubs -- Recreational Facilities -- Calendar of Annual Events -- Part I. Los Angeles: A General Survey -- Part II. Los Angeles Points of Interest -- Part III. Neighboring Cities -- Part IV. The Country Around Los Angeles -- Part V. Appendices
Note In English.
ISBN 9780520948860 (electronic bk.)
0520948866 (electronic bk.)
9780520268838
0520268830
ISBN/ISSN 10.1525/9780520948860
OCLC # 712775140
Additional Format Print version: WPA Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in Southern California. Angeles in the 1930s. Berkeley : University of California Press, 2011 9780520268838 (OCoLC)668191552.


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