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Creator:
Federal Art Project (Pa.)  Search this
Names:
United States. Work Projects Administration  Search this
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
Extent:
110 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1940-1942
Scope and Contents:
Project proposals; personnel sheets; lists and rosters; radio scripts; and various booklets on art during the WPA.
Biographical / Historical:
The Federal Art Project was established under Federal Project No. 1 of the WPA. The 48 states and territories were divided into regions and FAP programs were initiated, employing thousands of unemployed artists and craftsmen.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1964 by the Philadelphia Museum College of Art via Richard Doud.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Topic:
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Federal aid to the public welfare  Search this
Art and state  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.fedeartp07
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-fedeartp07