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Descriptive Summary

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the GALVESTON (TEXAS) WPA GUIDE ILLUSTRATIONS, 1940



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Galveston (Texas) WPA Guide
Title Galveston (Texas) WPA Guide Illustrations,
Dates: 1940
Extent 122 gelatin silver prints; 29 pen and ink drawings
Language English.
Repository Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

122 photographs and 29 pen-and-ink drawings of Galveston buildings and scenes. Produced by the Work Projects Administration (WPA) for the Galveston City Guide of the American Guide Series. Two of the photographs were produced by P. Verkin Studios. Arrangement is by format: Photographs and drawings, and then by subject category.

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Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

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Index Terms

Subjects
Aerial photographs
Art and artists
Beaches
Church buildings--Texas--Galveston--Photographs.
Cityscapes
Convents and monasteries
El Mina Shrine Temple (Galveston, Texas)
Fort Crockett
Fraternal societies
Galveston (Tex.)--History--Pictorial works.
Government buildings
Harbors
Historic buildings--Texas--Galveston--Photographs.
Hospitals
Hotels
Houses and housing
Hunting and fishing
Lighthouses
Monuments and memorials
Saint Mary's Church (Galveston, Texas)
Schools
Shipping--Texas--Galveston--Pictorial works.
Street scenes
Trinity Episcopal Church (Galveston, Texas)
United States. Work Projects Administration
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Ursuline Convent (Galveston)
Places
Galveston, Texas

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Related Material

The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History also holds a version of the text for the publication in a collection netitled Galveston City Guide, WPA American Guide Series, Typescript, 1941-1942. More photographs by P. Verkin Studios can be found in the Verkin Photo Company Collection at the Center for American History

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Galveston (Texas) WPA Guide Illustrations, 1940, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Inventory

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3S6 Photographs and drawings
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3S203 Oversized Photographs

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