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FAP negatives of art and craft work, 1936-1940

Creator:
Federal Art Project (Ohio)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.6 linear ft. (535 items)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Ca. 535 negatives of murals, signs, ceramic figures, furniture, sculpture, toys, posters, and other arts and crafts made for the FAP in the Ohio region.
Citation:
FAP negatives of art and craft work, 1936-1940. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
The Federal Art Project was established under Federal Project No. 1 of the WPA. The 48 states and territories were divided into regions and FAP programs were initiated, employing thousands of unemployed artists and craftsmen.
Provenance:
Donated 1974 by the Fine Arts Department, Ohio State University.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art and state
Decorative arts
Federal aid to public welfare
Federal aid to the arts
Handicraft
Mural painting and decoration
New Deal, 1933-1939
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9796
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212234
AAA_collcode_fedeartp05
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Craft
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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