The San Diego City Schools Curriculum Project of the WPA
April 1, 1972
Page 10. The airplane industry and the U.S. Navy, both important to San Diego’s economy, were featured in the project’s book, Wings Over San Diego. Aloys Bohnen and others illustrated the text. All photos provided by San Diego City Schools.
Page 11. Clear, simple, well-labeled illustrations helped San Diego students learn about electricity and other mechanical sciences.
Page 12. Project craftspeople constructed dioramas such as the one shown here of a typical Colonial American kitchen.
Page 13. Hilda Preibisius created fanciful drawings to accompany the Mayan legends collected in Engracia De Rosado’s book for the project, Birds Were Different Then.
Page 13. Several project books were about southern California wildlife. This illustrates the diet of Shadow, The Gray Fox.