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    In addition to Wisconsin: A Guide to the Badger State (1941), the Wisconin volume in the American Guide Series the Wisconsin Federal Writer's Project produced the following publications:

    1. Wisconsin Indian Place Legends, 1937, reprinted 1948
    2. Wisconsin Mushrooms, 1937
    3. Wisconsin Circus Lore, 1850-1908: Stories of the Big Top, Sawdust Ring, Menagerie, and Sideshows, 1937, reprinted 1947
    4. The Fighting Finches: Tales of Freebooters of the Pioneer Countryside in Rock and Jefferson Counties, 1937, reprinted 1969
    5. Racial Elements in Wisconsin, 7 pages, mimeographed, 1937
    6. Picnic Bulletin, Kenosha Dept. of Public Relations, 1938
    7. Portage, 1939
    8. Shorewood, 1939
    9. The Rhinelander Logging Museum, 1940
    10. Mineral Point, 1941, reprinted 1979
    11. Wisconsin: Facts, Events, Places, Tours, 1941
    12. Name Index, Pioneer History of Milwaukee, by James S. Buck, 1941
    13. History of Milwaukee County, 1947
    14. Dictionary of Wisconsin Biography, SHS Wisconsin Press, 1960
    15. Milwaukee, translation of Rudolf A. Koss's 1871 history (in German), n.d.
    Charles P. Forbes
    May 27, 2001
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    Edmonds, Michael, Federal Writers' Project in Wisconsin, 1935-1942, Wisconsin Magazine of History, Vol. 94, #3, Spring, 2011, pp. 42-53, Madison, 2011. View Full Entry
    US, Federal Works Agency, Works Projects Administration, Workers of the Writers' Program in the State of Wisconsin, Wisconsin: A Guide to the Badger State, American Guide Series, New York, 1941. View Full Entry

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