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“Mission San Xavier del Bac” (...
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“Mission San Xavier del Bac” (Arizona), WPA Federal Writers’ Project American Guide Series, 1941

Arizona was one of the 48 states included in the American Guide series. The Arizona office of the Federal Writers’ Project also produced a guide to San Xavier del Bac, an 18th-century Spanish colonial mission near Tucson. In a separate program, the Works Progress Administration (WPA) employed artists to make posters advertising the guides.

Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress