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PWAP and Treasury Section bulletins, 1934-1941

Catalog Data

Creator:
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Fine Arts  Search this
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Fine Arts  Search this
Subject:
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
Place:
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
35 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
PWAP bulletins, February-March 1934; Section of Fine Arts bulletins, No. 1-24 (except No. 12), March 1935-May 1941.
Citation:
PWAP and Treasury Section bulletins, 1934-1941. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
35mm microfilm reel NDA 3 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to Lewis Ferbrache after microfilming.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Both the PWAP and the Section of Fine Arts were federally aided art programs instituted during the Depression. The PWAP was the first program to attempt to alleviate unemployment among artists. It lasted from December 1933 to June 1934. Its successor, the Section of Fine Arts, aimed to decorate federal buildings via juried competitions to which artists submitted designs for selection.
Language Note:
English .
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1964 by Lewis Ferbrache.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
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
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9811
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212255
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Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212255