The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Correspondence; journals; loose writings; sketchbooks and clippings documenting his career. The journals, which have letters and other items laid in, describe his work for the WPA, the influence of other painters, exhibitions, and his concern for black Americans and the unemployed, who frequently appeared in his paintings.
Julius Bloch papers, 1918-1966. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reels 3754-3755 available for use at Archives of American Art offices, the Free Library of Philadelphia and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to the lender after microfilming.
Painter; Philadelphia, Pa.
Lent for microfilming 1986 by Benjamin Bernstein, a friend and patron of Bloch.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001