The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Project proposals; personnel sheets; lists and rosters; radio scripts; and various booklets on art during the WPA.
Pennsylvania FAP records, 1940-1942. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel NDA 10 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to the Philadelphia Museum College of Art after microfilming.
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.
Lent for microfilming 1964 by the Philadelphia Museum College of Art via Richard Doud.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001