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Citizens' Committee for Government Arts Projects records, 1941

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Creator:
Citizens' Committee for Government Arts Projects
Subject:
Hays, Aline Davis
United States.Work Projects Administration
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
0.4 linear feet
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 Citizens' Committee for Government Arts Projects records are dated 1941 and comprise 0.4 linear feet. The records contain correspondence between Committee member and co-founder, Aline Davis Hays, and various organizations, artists, and museum professionals concerning support for the Committee in its efforts to preserve the continuation of the government arts projects under the WPA. The records also include writings about the importance of the WPA as well as a synopsis of the WPA from 1940 to 1941.
Citation:
Citizens' Committee for Government Arts Projects records, 1941. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Citizens' Committee for Government Arts Projects (1941) is an arts advocacy organization in New York, New York. Founded by Aline Davis Hays, The Honorable Stanley M. Issacs, and Samuel L. M. Barlow to assemble public support for the preservation of Federal Art Projects (WPA) and a permanent extension of government support for the arts, including painting and sculpture, music, drama, dance, letters, graphic arts and photography.
Provenance:
Gift of New York Artists Equity Association through Regina Stewart, Director, 2010.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15832
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)292075
AAA_collcode_citicomf
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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