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Works Progress Administration Documentation

Collection Creator:
Reinhardt, Ad, 1913-1967  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 19
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1940-1941
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Ad Reinhardt papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Ad Reinhardt papers, 1927-1968. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Ad Reinhardt papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-reinad-ref35

Works Progress Administration

Collection Creator:
McCausland, Elizabeth, 1899-1965  Search this
Container:
Box 26, Folder 60
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1936-1938
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Elizabeth McCausland papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Elizabeth McCausland papers, 1838-1995, bulk 1920-1960. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Elizabeth McCausland papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-mccaeliz-ref986

Works Progress Administration

Collection Creator:
Kroll, Leon, 1884-1974  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 51
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1936-1938
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Leon Kroll papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Leon Kroll papers, 1905-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Leon Kroll papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-krolleon-ref297

Scrapbook of Works Progress Administration

Creator:
Force, Juliana, 1876-1948  Search this
Type:
Albums
Date:
1933-1934
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)6220
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Whitney Museum of American Art, Juliana Force papers, 1916-1958
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_6220

Federal Arts Project, Works Progress Administration

Collection Creator:
Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971  Search this
Container:
Reel 5181, Frame 841-954
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1936-1939
Scope and Contents note:
(letters to the president and other elected officials urging support of federal fine arts legislation; printed matter of Union of Professional Workers of America; correspondence with Kent outlining strategies for lobbying; see also: WPA Miscellaneous)
Collection Restrictions:
The microfilm of this collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website. Use of material not microfilmed or digitized requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Rockwell Kent papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Rockwell Kent papers, circa 1840-1993, bulk 1935-1961. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Rockwell Kent papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-kentrock-ref1353

Federal Writers' Project, Works Progress Administration

Collection Creator:
Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971  Search this
Container:
Reel 5181, Frame 1042-1080
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1938-1939
Scope and Contents note:
(correspondence and printed matter; Kent's comments on poor design and printing of some of its projects; see also: WPA Miscellaneous)
Collection Restrictions:
The microfilm of this collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website. Use of material not microfilmed or digitized requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Rockwell Kent papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Rockwell Kent papers, circa 1840-1993, bulk 1935-1961. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Rockwell Kent papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-kentrock-ref1359

Works Progress Administration Recreation Project Questionnaire

Collection Creator:
Curry, John Steuart, 1897-1946  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 32
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1940
Collection Restrictions:
The bulk of the collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website. Access to undigitized portions requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The John Steuart Curry papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
John Steuart Curry and Curry family papers, 1900-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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John Steuart Curry and Curry family papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-currjohn-ref308

Artists on WPA

Artist:
Moses Soyer, born Borisoglebsk, Russia 1899-died New York City 1974  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
36 1/8 x 42 1/8 in. (91.7 x 107.0 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1935
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Occupation\art\painter  Search this
Figure group\artist and model  Search this
History\United States\Depression Era  Search this
New Deal\Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project\New York City  Search this
Object\furniture\chair  Search this
Object\art tool\palette  Search this
Object\art tool\artist's brush  Search this
Architecture Interior\studio  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Moses Soyer
Object number:
1968.61
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, 1st Floor, South Wing
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1968.61

Untitled (detail of figure: historic survey panel, mural study, Cultural Activities of the WPA, WPA Building, New York World's Fair, 1939)

Artist:
Anton Refregier, born Moscow, Russia 1905-died Moscow, Russia 1979  Search this
Medium:
oil on paper
Dimensions:
sight 53 1/2 x 47 1/2 in. (38.5 x 20.7 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1939
Topic:
Figure male  Search this
Study  Search this
Study\mural study  Search this
New Deal\Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project\New York City  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Lila Refregier
Object number:
1979.45.8
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1979.45.8

1934: A New Deal for Artists

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2010-07-26T16:09:53.000Z
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Youtube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
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americanartmuseum
YouTube Channel:
americanartmuseum
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_vG4fqOaoRKs

WPA

Collection Creator:
Feitelson, Lorser, 1898-1978  Search this
Container:
Box 14, Folder 14
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1940s
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Lorser Feitelson and Helen Lundeberg papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Lorser Feitelson and Helen Lundeberg papers, circa 1890s-2002. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Lorser Feitelson and Helen Lundeberg papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-feitlors-ref858

Beanstalk for Jack & the Beanstalk

Agent:
Works Progress Administration  Search this
Maker:
Reich, Molka  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 43 in; 109.22 cm
Object Name:
Puppet, Prop
Prop
puppet prop from Jack and the Beanstalk
puppet show prop
Place made:
United States: Florida, Miami
Date made:
1935
Subject:
Puppetry  Search this
Related event:
Great Depression  Search this
New Deal Era  Search this
Federal Theatre Project  Search this
ID Number:
1982.0093.03
Accession number:
1982.0093
Catalog number:
1982.0093.03
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_662192

Jack Marionette

User:
Reich, Molka  Search this
Agent:
Works Progress Administration  Search this
Maker:
Reich, Molka  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
paper mache (overall material)
wool (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 18 in x 6 in; 45.72 cm x 15.24 cm
Object Name:
puppet
Place made:
United States: Florida, Miami
Date made:
1935
Subject:
Puppetry  Search this
Related event:
Great Depression  Search this
New Deal Era  Search this
Federal Theatre Project  Search this
Credit Line:
Molka Reich
ID Number:
1982.0093.01
Accession number:
1982.0093
Catalog number:
1982.0093.01
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Puppets
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_662194

32c FDR's New Deal single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 3185e
Printer:
Ashton-Potter USA (Ltd)  Search this
Medium:
paper; ink (multicolor); adhesive
Dimensions:
3 x 3 cm (1 3/16 x 1 3/16 in.)
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
September 10, 1998
Topic:
Contemporary (1990-present)  Search this
Political Figures  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
2000.2020.52
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2000.2020.52

Let's Have a New Deal

Referenced:
Roosevelt, Franklin Delano  Search this
Physical Description:
black; white; red (overall color)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 35 in x 1 1/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 88.9 cm x 2.8575 cm x 2.8575 cm
Object Name:
cane
Date made:
ca 1932
Subject:
Political Campaigns  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of David R. Ramage and Diane R. Ramage
ID Number:
2004.0271.01
Accession number:
2004.0271
Catalog number:
2004.0271.01
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Political History: Political History, Campaign Collection
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1280860
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New Deal Films (Mary Lance)

Collection Creator:
Lawrence, Jacob, 1917-2000  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 48
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1979-1990
Collection Restrictions:
The collection has been partially digitized and is available online via AAA's website. Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Jacob Lawrence and Gwendolyn Knight papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Jacob Lawrence and Gwendolyn Knight papers, 1945-2005. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Jacob Lawrence and Gwendolyn Knight papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-lawrjaco-ref155

Portrait of America: The New Deal [fresco] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Title:
New Deal [fresco] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)
Artist:
Rivera, Diego 1886-1957  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1933
Topic:
History--United States--The New Deal  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0033180
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_33181

How the New Deal Left Out African-Americans

Creator:
Smithsonian Channel  Search this
Type:
Youtube videos
Uploaded:
2017-12-26T16:30:02.000Z
Youtube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
See more by:
smithsonianchannel
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianchannel
Data Source:
Smithsonian Channel
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_r9hFVr-zmIg

First Color Study, Exhibition Hall, Community Center, New York World's Fair (perspective sketch for mural, Cultural Activities in the WPA, WPA Building)

Artist:
Anton Refregier, born Moscow, Russia 1905-died Moscow, Russia 1979  Search this
Medium:
oil and pencil on paperboard
Dimensions:
sheet: 20 x 15 1/8 in. (50.8 x 38.3 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1938
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Study  Search this
History\United States\1939 World's Fair  Search this
New Deal\Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project\New York City  Search this
Architecture Interior\civic\community center  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1979.45.7
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1979.45.7

Insignia, 6th Pursuit Squadron, United States Army Air Corps

Sponsor:
Works Progress Administration  Search this
Materials:
Overall: Enamel on Masonite Board
Dimensions:
2-D - Unframed (H x W): 61 x 61cm (24 x 24 in.)
Type:
AWARDS-Insignia
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Sponsored by the Works Progress Administration
Inventory Number:
A19360057002
Restrictions & Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19360057002

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