"An important history of the Indiana state Federal Writers' Project... straightforward... persuasive... impassioned. This is an important social history of Depression-era Indiana and a guide for future research." —Choice
"Blakey asserts that 'ambivalence about unemployment and relief work isunderstandable for the FWP (Federal Writers’ Project) employees, but there need be neither silence nor shame about their legacy' (p. 212). This reviewer enthusiastically agrees." —net
About the Author
George T. Blakey is Professor (emeritus) of American and Indiana History at Indiana University East.