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Marlene Park and Gerald E. Markowitz research materials on New Deal Art, 1931-1999

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Creator:
Park, Marlene, 1931-
Markowitz, Gerald E., 1944-
Subject:
Citron, Minna Wright
Magafan, Ethel
Gottlieb, Adolph
Barnet, Will
Kotin, Albert
Solman, Joseph
King, Roy E.
Cronbach, Robt. (Robert M.)
Rothschild, Lincoln
Cadmus, Paul
Gellert, Hugo
Alston, Charles Henry
Bouché, Louis George
Reisman, Philip
Bolotowsky, Ilya
Refregier, Anton
Katz, Leo
Lanning, Edward P.
Sternberg, Harry
Brooks, James
Walton, Marion
Palmer, William C. (William Charles)
Burchfield, Charles Ephraim
Van Veen, Stuyvesant
United States.Work Projects Administration
National Personnel Records Center (U.S.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
5.8 linear ft.
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:
The Marlene Park and Gerald E. Markowitz research files on New Deal art are dated 1931-1999 and measure 5.8 linear feet. The research files document New Deal art projects and artists through some original correspondence with artists, printed material, interview transcripts, and several sound recordings of interviews with artists of the period. Subject files relate to WPA era art and art projects; many contain numerous photocopies of records from the Personnel Records Center and the U. S. Treasury Relief Arts Projects now in the custody of the National Archives and Records Administration.
Citation:
Marlene Park and Gerald E. Markowitz research materials on New Deal Art, 1931-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Art historians Marlene Park (1931- ) and husband Gerald E. Markowitz (1944- ) conducted research on New Deal art projects. Their work resulted in an exhibition "New Deal for Art: The Government Projects of the 1930's with Examples from New York City and State" (1977) and a catalog with the same title. 7), and a book, Democratic Vistas: Post Offices and Public Art in the New Deal (1984). Both were on the faculty of the John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Marlene Park served on the Public Art Preservation Committee from 1979-1982.
Provenance:
The Marlene Park and Gerald E. Markowitz research materials on New Deal Art were donated to the Archives in 1999 by art historians Marlene Park and Gerald E. Markowitz.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Transcripts
Photographs
Interviews
Sound recordings
Federal aid to the arts
New Deal, 1933-1939
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6277
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216622
AAA_collcode_parkmarl
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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