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Selected bibliography

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Bold, Christine. The WPA Guides: Mapping America. Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 1999.


DeMasi, Susan Rubenstein. Henry Alsberg: The Driving Force of the New Deal Federal Writers’ Project. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, Publishers, 2016.


The Federal Writers’ Project. Vermont: A Guide to the Green Mountain State. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1937.


Hirsch, Jerrold. Portrait of America: A Cultural History of the Federal Writers’ Project. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2003.


Kellock, Katherine. “The WPA Writers: Portraitists of the United States.” American Scholar 9 (October 1940): 473:482.


McDonald, William F. Federal Relief Administration and the Arts: The Origins and Administrative History of the Arts Projects of the Works Progress Administration. Columbus, OH: The University of Ohio Press, 1969.


Mangone, Jerre. The Dream and the Deal: Federal Writers’ Project, 1935-1943. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1996.


Penkower, Monty Noam. The Federal Writers’ Project: A Study in Government Patronage of the Arts. Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1977.


Schlesinger, Arthur M. The Coming of the New Deal: 1933-1935. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1959.

Interviews and correspondences

Allen, Esther. President, Reading Historical Society.

Allen, Robert. Reading resident.

Eastman, Gordy. Reading resident.

Gibbs, Paige. Society archivist, Barnard Historical Society

Shurtleff, Jennie. Researcher, Woodstock History Center.

Thaeder, Barbara. Reading resident, owner of the Bailey's Mills Bed and Breakfast

Zagar, Teo. Director/Producer "Without Fear or Favor: Dorothy Thompson's Warnings to the West."

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