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[Artists working on Coit Tower mural] [graphic] / Peter Stackpole, 1934

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Creator:
Stackpole, Peter, 1913-1997
Subject:
Harris, George A.
Howard, John Langley
Labaudt, Lucien Adolphe
Olmsted, Fred
Stackpole, Ralph
Triest, Shirley Staschen
Zakheim, Bernard Baruch
Public Works of Art Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
7 photographic prints : b&w ; 15 x 10 cm.
General Note:
Photographs microfilmed with AAA's Photographs of Artists Collection Two, and appear on microfilm in alphabetical order with other unrelated photographs.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Photographs donated and annotated by Shirley Triest, and taken by Peter Stackpole of artists working on the Coit Tower, San Francisco, 1934, for the Public Works of Art Project. Pictured are George Harris, John Howard, Lucien Labaudt, Fred Olmstead, Ralph Stackpole, and Bernard Zakheim, and assistants Julia Rogers and Shirley Staschen Triest.
Citation:
[Artists working on Coit Tower mural] [graphic] / Peter Stackpole, 1934. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 1817 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
The mural decoration of the Coit Memorial Tower, San Francisco, was commissioned in 1933 by the Public Works of Art Project, a relief project for artists unemployed due to the Depression. At one point, the project was temporarily closed down due to a controversy surrounding the murals, which were criticized as pro-Communist.
Provenance:
Donated 1974 by Shirley S. Triest. Microfilmed in 1980 as part of AAA's Photographs of Artists Collection Two.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art and state
Artists
Coit Memorial Tower (San Francisco, Calif.)
Mural painting and decoration
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6050
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216024
AAA_collcode_stacpete
Theme:
Audio - Visual
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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