TRAVEL NARRATIVES & ESSAYS
Adamic, Louis. My America, 1928-1938 (1938)
Agee, James. Let Us Now Praise Famous Men (1939)
Anderson, Sherwood. Puzzled America (1933)
Appel, Benjamin. The People Talk (1940)
Asch, Nathan. The Road: In Search Of America (1937)
Bolitho, Hector, Haywire: An American Travel Diary (1939)
Brown, Rollo. I Travel by Train (online version)
Caldwell, Erskine and Margaret Bourke-White. You have seen their faces (1941)
Caldwell, Erskine. Some American People (1935)
Citrine, Walter. My American Diary (1941)
Daniels, Jonathan. A Southerner Discovers the South (1938)
Dreiser, Theodore. Tragic America (1932)
Dunn, Edward. Double Crossing America by Motor (1933)
Edmund, Wilson. Travels in Two Democracies (1936)
Erskine, Caldwell, and Margaret Bourke-White. Say, Is This The USA (19xx)
Faris, John Thomson. Roaming American Playgrounds (1934)
Farmer, Robert. From Florida to the Far West (1936)
Gellhorn, Martha. The Trouble I’ve Seen (19
Gellhorn, Martha. Travels with Myself and Another (1979)
Guthry, Woodie. Bound for Glory (1943)
Hood, Colin. Going Places: A Tour in North America (1939)
Humphrey, Zephine. Green Mountains to Sierras (1936)
Jenkinson, Anthony. America Came My Way (1936)
Klitgaard, Kaj Through the American Landscape (1941)
Lewis, Garnett. Sweet Land (1934)
Lange, Dorothea and Paul Taylor. An American Exodus: A Record Of Human Erosion (19xx)
MacDonnell, A. G. A Visit to America (19xx) (online version)
MacLeish, Archibald. America Was Promises (1939)
Markey, Morris. This Country of Yours (1932) (online version)
Peck, Anne Merriman, and Enid Johnson. Roundabout America (1933)
Pepys, Mark. Mine Host, America (1937)
Priestly, J. B. Midnight on the Desert (1937)
Ringel, Frederick Julius. America as Americans See It. Also by Sherwood Anderson, Victor Francis Calverton, Malcolm Cowley, James Weldon Johnson (1932)
Roberts, Cecil. Gone Sunwards (1936)
Rorty, James. Where Life is Better (1936) [full text online] Schmalhausen, Samuel D., editor. Behold America! (1931)
Schockman, Carl S. We turned hobo;: A narrative of personal experience (1937)
Seldes, Gilbert. Mainland (1936)
Seldes, Gilbert. The Years of the Locust (1933)
Skiff, Frederick Woodward. Landmarks and literature (1937)
Steinbeck, John. The Harvest Gypsies: On the Road to the Grapes of Wrath
The “Argonauts”: Five young Americans discover their Country (online version)
Wilson, Edmund. The American Earthquake (contains American Jitters)
These Are Our Lives by Federal Writers’ Project Federal Writers’ Project
Wild, Roland. Double-crossing America
Wilson, Edmund. The American Jitters; A Year of the Slump (1932)
Winn, Mary Day. The Macadam Trail: Ten Thousand Miles by Motor Coach (1933)
Wolfe, Thomas. A Western Journal (1938)
Waugh, Robert. Highway Travelers, 68 Days on Southern Highways (1939)

NOVELS OF THE THIRTIES INVOLVING TRAVEL
Algren, Nelson. Somebody in Boots (1937) (aka The Jungle)
Anderson, Edward. Hungry Men
Attaway, William Blood on the Forge (1941)
Caldwell, Erskine. Tobacco Road
Dahlberg, Edward. Bottom Dogs (1930)
Faulkner, William. As I Lay Dying
Hansbrough, Robert F.B. Desperate Journey: When We Were Young & The Great Depression
Kromer, Tom. Waiting for Nothing (1935)
Reitman, Ben. Sister of The Road: The Autobiography of Boxcar Bertha (1937)
Steinbeck, John. The Grapes of Wrath (1939)
West, Nathanael. A Cool Million (1934)

NOVELS SET IN THE THIRTIES THAT INVOLVE TRAVEL
Brown, Joe David. Paper Moon (19
Stegner, Wallace. The Big Rock Candy Mountain (1991)
Kennedy, William. Ironweed (1984)

ESSAYS & MISC.
Agee, James. “The American Roadside.” Fortune, 1934
Federal Writers Project. American Stuff; Anthology of Prose and Verse (1937)
Geddes, Norman Bel. Magic Motorways (1940)
Gubbels, Jac. American Highways and Roadsides (1938)
Kazin, Alfred. On Native Grounds: An Interpretation Of Modern American Prose Literature (1942)
Federal Writers Project. American Stuff; Anthology of Prose and Verse (1937)