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Friend, Sidney M.  Search this
Goodman, Bertram  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt High School  Search this
Bronx, N.Y.
ca. 1939
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1 photographic print : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm.
Goodman working on a mural for the Federal Art Project.<br><br>Identification on verso (handwritten and stamped): W.P.A. Federal Art Project; 6 East 39th St., New York, N.Y.<br> Negative No.: SF101; Title:"The Evolution of the Book" Artist: Bertram Goodman; Theodore Roosevelt High School<br> Identification on accompanying label (typewritten): Photograph of Bertram Goodman (WPA - NYC artist)<br> Bertram Goodman, WPA artist, putting the finishing touches on his mural "The Development of Printing", at Theodore Roosevelt High School (Washington Ave. and Fordham Rd., Bronx, NY). The figure on which he is working is that of an early bookbinder, drawing threads through a book. It is the central figure in the foreground of the panel. The mural has been executed under the supervision of the Federal Art Project of the WPA.
Sidney M. Friend. Bertram Goodman, ca. 1939. Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
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Federal aid to the arts  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
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Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965, bulk 1935-1942
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Archives of American Art