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PWAP Region 15 (Calif.) records, 1934-1964

Catalog Data

Public Works of Art Project  Search this
Bruce, Edward  Search this
Strong, Ray  Search this
McChesney, Mary Fuller  Search this
United States. Department of the Treasury. Section of Fine Arts  Search this
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945 -- California -- San Francisco
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945 -- California -- San Francisco
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Physical Description:
11 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.
Miscellaneous correspondence of Walter Heil, regional director of PWAP, 1934; form letters from Edward Bruce, national director; and a typescript reminiscence of the PWAP and a letter from Ray Strong addressed to Mary McChesney and dated 1964.[Microfilm title, "Ray Strong"]
PWAP Region 15 (Calif.) records, 1934-1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
35mm microfilm reel NDA 3(frames 826-832) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to the M.H. De Young Museum after microfilming.
Biography Note:
Federally funded art project of the Treasury Department initiated in order to provide jobs for unemployed artists during the Depression. Under the PWAP the country was divided into 16 regions each of which had its own director who answered to the national director in Washington, D.C. The PWAP was succeeded by the Section of Painting and Sculpture, which subsequently became the Section of Fine Arts.
Language Note:
English .
Lent for microfilming 1964 by the M.H. De Young Museum.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Federal aid to the public welfare -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Art and state -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Patronage  Search this
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Archives of American Art