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A typescript "The Spokane Art Center-Notes on its History," by Jane Baldwin; 2 copies of the Art Center's bulletin, "Art Horizons"; a list of contributors to exhibitions; fund raising committee notes; clippings; and a reproduction of a lithograph by John Davis.
Spokane Art Center records, 1939-1952. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 74 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Art school and gallery; Spokane, Wash. Created in 1937 under State of Washington Federal Art Project, the Art Center offered free classes to the community, and displayed travelling WPA exhibits. It closed in 1942 as a result of lack of support due to wartime economies.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001