David S. Osborn master's thesis and related papers concerning the Federal art project in California, 1956
Osborn, David S.
Labaudt, Lucien Adolphe
Federal Art Project (Calif.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
0.2 linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel).
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
A 73 page thesis, MURAL PROJECTS OF THE U.S. GOVERNMENT IN THE BAY AREA OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, University of California (Berkeley), December 17, 1956; handwritten notes about the mural projects; and photographs of murals painted by Lucien Labaudt.
David S. Osborn master's thesis and related papers concerning the Federal art project in California, 1956. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel NDA 1(frames 504-599) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to Glenn Wessels after microfilming.
The Federal Art Project (FAP) fell under the jurisdiction of Federal Project No. 1 of the Works Progress Administration (WPA). Established in May 1935 specifically as a work relief program for unemployed artists. Each state and territory had its own programs and were administered aid from the federal government via a local agency.
The lender, Glenn Wessels, is a professor in the art department of the University of California (Berkeley).
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001