Daily Archives: February 17, 2009

Federal Writers’ Project

Oh wow, this is a treasure: Manuscripts from the Federal Writers’ Project, 1936 – 1940.* There are 417 stories in the New York City collection.  In one titled Brooklyn Streets the worker (that’s how the WPA writers were cited) William … Continue reading

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New Oral Histories

Islam, Women and Violence in Kashmir: Between India and Pakistan by Nyla Ali Khan I have chosen to deploy oral evidence in my book, which has allowed me to approach events, notions, and literatures about which there was meager evidence … Continue reading

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