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6:05 a.m. and 10 below Zero

Artist:
Tom Rost, born Richmond, IN 1909-died Cedarburg, WI 2004  Search this
Medium:
brush and ink and ink wash on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 13 7/8 x 19 7/8 in. (35.4 x 50.6 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
ca. 1933-1942
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
New Deal\Civilian Conservation Corps  Search this
Object\furniture\stove  Search this
Architecture Interior\military\barracks  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Object number:
1965.18.100
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7cc63e2b4-8d1f-44a8-99c2-045605fade08
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1965.18.100

Elizabeth Nottingham Day papers, circa 1910-1956

Creator:
Day, Elizabeth Nottingham, 1907-1956  Search this
Subject:
Federal Art Project (Va.)  Search this
Beverley Studios (Staunton, Va.)  Search this
Citation:
Elizabeth Nottingham Day papers, circa 1910-1956. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Landscape painting  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women educators  Search this
Women arts administrators  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
New Deal  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7393
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209550
AAA_collcode_dayeliz
Theme:
Women
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
New Deal
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209550

Elizabeth Nottingham Day papers

Creator:
Day, Elizabeth Nottingham, 1907-1956  Search this
Names:
Beverley Studios (Staunton, Va.)  Search this
Federal Art Project (Va.)  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1910-1956
Summary:
The scattered papers of painter and arts administrator Elizabeth Nottingham Day measure 0.2 linear feet and date from circa 1910 to 1956. Largely concerning the Works Progress Administration's Federal Art Project, the papers include correspondence, photographs, printed material, and writings. Also found are reports and writings concerning the Federal Art Galleries in Lynchburg and Big Stone Gap, Virginia.
Scope and Contents:
The scattered papers of painter and arts administrator Elizabeth Nottingham Day measure 0.2 linear feet and date from circa 1910 to 1956. Largely concerning the Works Progress Administration's Federal Art Project, the papers include correspondence, photographs, printed material, and writings. Also found are reports and writings concerning the Federal Art Galleries in Lynchburg and Big Stone Gap, Virginia.
Arrangement:
Due to the small size of this collection the papers are arranged as one series.
Biographical / Historical:
Elizabeth Nottingham Day (1907-1956) was a painter, educator, and arts administrator born in Salisbury, North Carolina. She was director of the Federal Art Gallery at Big Stone Gap and at Lynchburg and was the assistant state art supervisor for the Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project in Virginia. She married Horace Day and together they were co-directors of the art department at Mary Baldwin College.
Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art also holds the Horace Talmage Day papers, 1929-1965.
Provenance:
Horace Talmadge Day, the widower of Elizabeth Nottingham Day, donated his wife's papers in 1964.
Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Occupation:
Painters -- Virginia  Search this
Educators -- Virginia  Search this
Arts administrators -- Virginia  Search this
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Landscape painting  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women educators  Search this
Women arts administrators  Search this
Citation:
Elizabeth Nottingham Day papers, circa 1910-1956. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.dayeliz
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Elizabeth Nottingham Day papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9454bc071-5c80-42c9-9dca-266a5623999c
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-dayeliz

Federal Art Project records of Adele Clark

Creator:
Federal Art Project (Va.)  Search this
Names:
United States. Work Projects Administration  Search this
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
Clark, Adèle, 1882-1983  Search this
Parker, Thomas Cleveland, 1904-1967  Search this
Singleton, Thomas  Search this
Extent:
10.5 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
0.6 Linear feet (Reel NDA 2: (on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1931-1963
Scope and Contents:
Unmicrofilmed material: Correspondence of Adele Clark, Thomas Parker, and Thomas Singleton; minutes of meetings time sheets and monthly reports; subject files on various FAP projects; photographs; and prints, watercolors, and sketches done by FAP artists. Most of the records relate to the Academy of Sciences and Fine Arts in Richmond, Va., the Big Stone Gap Community Art Center, and the Index of American Design.
Reel NDA 2: Ca. 500 letters, reports, rosters, directives, manuscripts and other materials pertaining to the FAP in Virginia; ca. 135 photographs of administrators, students, works of art, and art exhibitions; ca. 120 pages of sketches by FAP artists; and news clippings, mimeographed programs, and circulars.
Biographical / Historical:
Clark was the Virginia state director of the Federal Art Project (FAP); Parker and Singleton were both directors of the Academy of Sciences and Fine Arts, Richmond, Va. The FAP was a federal relief art program established under Federal Project No. 1 of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) which provided work for unemployed artists and craftsmen during the Depression.
Related Materials:
Adele Clark papers; also at: Special Collections, Virginia Commonwealth University.
Provenance:
The donor, Adeline Cox, is the niece of Adele Clark.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- Virginia  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- Virginia  Search this
Federal aid to the public welfare -- Virginia  Search this
Function:
Programs (organizations)
Agencies
Identifier:
AAA.fedeartp11
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9d321c553-3e45-4a66-94fc-3ce646c75b4a
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-fedeartp11

Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Collection

Creator:
National Association of Civilian Conservation Corps Alumni  Search this
Ward, C.E.  Search this
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)  Search this
Bidwell, Timothy  Search this
Bires, Andrew, G.  Search this
Extent:
155 Cubic feet (331 boxes, 57 map folders)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Panoramas
Photographs
Newspapers
Pamphlets
Audiovisual materials
Newsletters
Books
Blueprints
Cartoons (humorous images)
Logs (records)
Manuals
Magazines (periodicals)
Menus
Memoirs
Rosters
Poems
Sheet music
Date:
1853-2009, undated
bulk 1933-1942
Summary:
The Archival collections of the National Association of Civilian Conservation Corps Alumni (NACCCA) donated in 2006. The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), created as part of the New Deal legislation initiated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1933, was a public work relief program for unemployed men designed to reduce high unemployment during the Great Depression. The CCC carried out a broad natural resource conservation program on national, state, and municipal lands from 1933 to 1942. This collection contains papers, photographs, and ephemera collected and created by alumni of the CCC and donated to the NACCCA archives.
Scope and Contents:
This material was acquired by the National Association of Civilian Conservation Corps Alumni (NACCCA)from CCC alumni and originally housed in the NACCCA archives in St. Louis, Missouri. Photographic materials, including loose photos, slides, snapshots, group photos, panoramic photos, and albums and binders of photographs; printed materials, including newspapers published by individual companies, camps and districts, and the national CCC newspaper, Happy Days; materials documenting each camp, including camp histories, personal memoirs, blueprints of camps and projects worked on; the papers of C.E. Ward, Educational Director of the CCC's 3rd Corps, which document the planning and implementation of educational activities in that region; miscellaneous materials, including camp rosters, cartoons, menus, poems, pamphlets, booklets, magazines, manuals, enrollee discharge papers, work logs, and sheet music; and other more recent materials such as research papers, books on the CCC, selected audiotape and video interviews with some of the alumni; and other miscellaneous items. The collection is arranged into nine series.
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into nine series.

Series 1: Scrapbooks, 1853-2003, undated

Series 2: State Material, 1922-2008, undated

Series 3: Publications, 1924-2006, undated

Series 4: C.E. Ward, 3rd Corps, 1933-2001, undated

Series 5: Photographs, 1929-2008, undated

Series 6: General Ephemera, 1915-2006, undated

Series 7: Bidwell Addendum, 1933-1987, undated

Series 8: Bires Addendum, 1934-1985, undated

Series 9: Audiovisual Materials, 1933-2009, undated
Biographical / Historical:
The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was a New Deal era program, created in 1933 to reduce unemployment, a direct result of the Great Depression. The CCC provided national conservation work across the United States for young, unmarried men. Veterans could be enrolled in the CCC after verification of their service by the Veteran's Administration. Veterans were exempt from the age and marriage restriction. Projects included planting trees, bulding flood barriers, combatting forest fires, maintaining forest roads and trails, and building recreational facilities in the National Park system and a host of other projects. There were separate CCC programs for Native Americans of recognized tribes and African Americans. In 1942, with the waning of the Great Depression and America's entry into World War II in December 1941, resources devoted to the CCC (men and materials) were diverted to the war effort. Congress ceased funding for the CCC and liquidation of the CCC was included in the Labor-Federal Security Appropriation Act (56 Stat. 569) on July 2, 1942, and for the most part completed by June 30, 1943. Appropriations for the liquidation of the CCC continued through April 20, 1948.
Related Materials:
Materials at Other Organizations

National Archives and Records Administration

Record Group 35, Civilian Conservation Corps
Provenance:
Collection donated by National Association of Civilian Conservation Corps Alumni in 2006.
Restrictions:
This collection is open for research use.

Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with cotton gloves. Researchers may use reference copies of audio-visual materials. When no reference copy exists, the Archives Center staff will produce reference copies on an "as needed" basis and as resources allow.

Viewing film portions of the collection requires special appointment, please inquire; listening to LP recordings is only possible by special arrangement.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view materials in cold storage. Using cold room materials requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Conservation of natural resources -- 1930-1950  Search this
Depressions -- 1929 -- United States  Search this
National parks and reserves  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
State parks  Search this
Genre/Form:
Panoramas
Photographs -- 20th century
Newspapers
Pamphlets
Audiovisual materials
Newsletters
Books
Blueprints -- 20th century
Cartoons (humorous images)
Logs (records)
Manuals
Magazines (periodicals) -- 20th century
Menus
Memoirs
Rosters
Poems
Sheet music -- 20th century
Citation:
Civilian Conservation Corps Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0930
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Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8f608a47e-d1a4-4b39-8a85-c1a7bf9c84b6
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0930
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Federal Music Project records, 1939-1942

Creator:
Federal Music Project (U.S.)  Search this
Subject:
Kahn, Emily Mason  Search this
United States. Work Projects Administration  Search this
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
Citation:
Federal Music Project records, 1939-1942. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Federal aid to the performing arts  Search this
Federal aid to public welfare  Search this
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9792
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212228
AAA_collcode_fedemusi
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212228

Mountain Lions

Artist:
Ila McAfee Turner, born Gunnison, CO 1897- died Pueblo, CO 1995  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
36 1/8 x 42 in. (91.9 x 106.8 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1933-1934
Topic:
Landscape\mountain  Search this
Landscape\rocks  Search this
Animal\cougar  Search this
New Deal\Public Works of Art Project\New Mexico  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the U.S. Department of Labor
Object number:
1964.1.80
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2nd Floor, North Lobby
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7bf6517ec-72f6-4c10-93ca-d2a61bbe21e9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1964.1.80

Abraham Harriton

Photographer:
Mipaas, Cyril  Search this
Subject:
Harriton, Abraham  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1938
Citation:
Cyril Mipaas. Abraham Harriton, ca. 1938. Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art and state  Search this
Artists at or with their work  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)3022
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Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965, bulk 1935-1942
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_3022
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Lillian Shaw

Photographer:
Horn, Sol  Search this
Subject:
Shaw, Lillian  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1939 Apr. 26
Citation:
Sol Horn. Lillian Shaw, 1939 Apr. 26. Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art and state  Search this
Artists at or with their work  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Painters  Search this
Painting  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)2385
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Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965, bulk 1935-1942
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_2385
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Eric Mose

Photographer:
Robbins, David  Search this
Subject:
Mose, Eric  Search this
New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
New York, N.Y.
Date:
1939 Feb. 15
Citation:
David Robbins. Eric Mose, 1939 Feb. 15. Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art and state  Search this
Artists at or with their work  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Painting  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)2864
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Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965, bulk 1935-1942
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_2864
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Federal Art Project card file of artists, [ca. 1935-1943]

Creator:
Federal Art Project (U.S.)  Search this
United States.  Search this
Subject:
United States. Work Projects Administration  Search this
Citation:
Federal Art Project card file of artists, [ca. 1935-1943]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Federal aid to public welfare  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5696
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208532
AAA_collcode_fedeartp10
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208532

Emanuel Glicen Romano

Photographer:
Friend, Sidney M.  Search this
Subject:
Romano, Emanuel Glicenstein  Search this
Gety House  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
New York, N.Y.
Date:
1936 Nov. 23
Citation:
Sidney M. Friend. Emanuel Glicen Romano, 1936 Nov. 23. Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art and state  Search this
Artists at or with their work  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Painting  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)2352
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Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965, bulk 1935-1942
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_2352
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Louis Ross

Photographer:
Robbins, David  Search this
Subject:
Ross, Louis  Search this
World's fairs  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
New York, N.Y.
Date:
1939 February 15
Citation:
David Robbins. Louis Ross, 1939 February 15. Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art and state  Search this
Artists at or with their work  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)2815
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Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965, bulk 1935-1942
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_2815
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Nina Perera Collier papers, 1934-1950

Creator:
Collier, Nina Perera  Search this
Subject:
Federal Art Project  Search this
Federal Theatre Project (U.S.)  Search this
Federal Writers' Project (U.S.)  Search this
Federal Music Project (U.S.)  Search this
Index of American Design  Search this
United States. Federal Emergency Relief Administration  Search this
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
United States. Work Projects Administration  Search this
New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Place:
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945
Citation:
Nina Perera Collier papers, 1934-1950. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art and state  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Federal aid to the public welfare  Search this
Women arts administrators  Search this
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7490
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209649
AAA_collcode_collnina
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209649

Francis J. Costa

Photographer:
Grubman  Search this
Subject:
Costa, Francis J.  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1939 Jan. 24
Citation:
Grubman. Francis J. Costa, 1939 Jan. 24. Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art and state  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)2037
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Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965, bulk 1935-1942
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_2037
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Salvatore Reina

Photographer:
Blitzstein  Search this
Subject:
Reina, Salvatore  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1941 July 24
Citation:
Blitzstein. Salvatore Reina, 1941 July 24. Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art and state  Search this
Artists at or with their work  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)2340
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Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965, bulk 1935-1942
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_2340
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Federal Art Project negatives of art and craft work, 1936-1940

Creator:
Federal Art Project (Ohio)  Search this
Citation:
Federal Art Project negatives of art and craft work, 1936-1940. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- Ohio -- Photographs  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- Ohio -- Photographs  Search this
Federal aid to public welfare -- Ohio -- Photographs  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- Ohio -- Photographs  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Handicraft  Search this
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
Craft  Search this
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9796
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212234
AAA_collcode_fedeartp05
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Craft
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212234

Jacques Van Aalten

Photographer:
Gutieri, Ralph  Search this
Subject:
Van Aalten, Jacques  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1938 May 25
Citation:
Ralph Gutieri. Jacques Van Aalten, 1938 May 25. Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art and state  Search this
Artists at or with their work  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)2751
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Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965, bulk 1935-1942
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_2751
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Photograph of unidentified artist

Photographer:
Eisenman, Charles  Search this
Grubman  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1939 July 23
Citation:
Charles Eisenman and Grubman. Photograph of unidentified artist, 1939 July 23. Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Artists at or with their work  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Painting  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)1999
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Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965, bulk 1935-1942
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_1999
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Eugenie Gershoy papers

Creator:
Gershoy, Eugenie, 1901?-1983 or 6  Search this
Names:
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Federal Art Project (N.Y.)  Search this
Woodstock Artists Association (Woodstock, N.Y.)  Search this
Yaddo (Artist's colony)  Search this
Baker, Mildred, 1905-  Search this
Blanch, Arnold, 1896-1968  Search this
Blanch, Lucile, 1895-1981  Search this
Breeskin, Adelyn Dohme, 1896-1986  Search this
Calder, Alexander Stirling, 1870-1945  Search this
Dehn, Virginia  Search this
Force, Juliana, 1876-1948  Search this
Fruhauf, Aline, 1909-1978  Search this
Gottlieb, Harry, 1895-  Search this
Hart, Agnes, 1912-1979  Search this
Knight, Frederic C., 1898-1979  Search this
Marantz, Irving, 1912-1972  Search this
Millay, Edna St. Vincent, 1892-1950  Search this
Nakian, Reuben, 1897-1986  Search this
Picken, George, 1898-  Search this
Pollet, Joseph C., 1897-1979  Search this
Presser, Josef, 1906-1967  Search this
Refregier, Anton, 1905-  Search this
Scaravaglione, Concetta, 1900-1975  Search this
Soyer, Moses, 1899-1974  Search this
Soyer, Raphael, 1899-1987  Search this
Thomson, Virgil, 1896-  Search this
Varda, Jean  Search this
Extent:
7.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Christmas cards
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Photographs
Place:
Woodstock (N.Y.)
Date:
1914-1983
Summary:
The papers of sculptor and art instructor, Eugenie Gershoy, measure 7.2 linear feet and date from 1914 to 1983. The collection documents Gershoy's career through biographical material, correspondence, business records, notes, writings, artwork, printed material, and photographs.
Scope and Content Note:
The Eugenie Gershoy papers date from 1914 to 1983, measure 7.2 linear feet, and reflect Gershoy's career as a sculptor and teacher. The collection contains biographical material, correspondence, business records, notes, writings, artwork of Gershoy and others, printed material including exhibition catalogs, and photographs with subjects including Gershoy, her friends and colleagues, her studio, and her artwork.

Correspondence forms the bulk of the collection and includes correspondence between Gershoy and her siblings and their families regarding her activities, as well as with colleagues, many of whom were associated with the Woodstock Artist Association, and many of whom were museum colleagues.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into eight series according to material type. The contents of each series have been arranged chronologically.

Missing Title

Series 1: Biographical Material, 1939-1971 (boxes 1, 8-9; 3 folders)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1914-1983, undated (boxes 1-6, 8-9; 5.8 linear ft.)

Series 3: Business Records, 1952-1978 (box 6; 5 folders)

Series 4: Notes, 1967-1970, undated (box 6; 3 folders)

Series 5: Writings, 1970, undated (box 6; 2 folders)

Series 6: Artwork, 1932-1978, undated (boxes 6, 8-9, OV 10, 26 folders)

Series 7: Printed Material, 1932-1983, undated (boxes 7, 9; 19 folders)

Series 8: Photographs, 1916-1983, undated (boxes 7, 9; 12 folders)
Biographical Note:
Born in Krivoi Rog, Russia on January 1, 1901, Eugenie was the youngest of the Gershoy children. The family immigrated to New York City in 1903. She later became a U.S. citizen.

With the aid of two scholarships, she attended the Art Students League and studied under A. Stirling Calder, Leo Lentelli, Kenneth Hayes Miller, Boardman Robinson, and Carl Walters. During the late 1920s and early 1930s, she maintained a studio with Harry Gottlieb in Woodstock, New York. From 1936 to 1939, under the WPA Federal Art Project, she worked in conjunction with Max Spivak on murals for the children's recreation room in the Astoria branch of the Queens Borough Public Library, New York.

Gershoy's first solo show was at the Robinson Gallery in New York in 1940. Following a year of teaching at the New Orleans Art School, she moved to San Francisco in 1942. In 1946 she taught ceramics at the California School of Fine Arts, and in May 1950, she studied at Yaddo.

In addition to visits to England and France in the early 1930s, Gershoy travelled to Mexico and Guatemala in 1947, 1948, and 1961. She worked in Paris in 1951 and toured Africa, India, and the Orient in 1955.

Eugenie Gershoy died in 1986.
Related Material:
Related material in the Archives of American Art includes a transcribed oral history interview with Eugenie Gershoy conducted by Mary McChesney for the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts Oral History Program, October 15, 1964. A link to the transcript is provided from the online catalog.
Provenance:
The Eugenie Gershoy papers were donated to the Archives of American Art between 1975 and 1983 by the artist.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Rights:
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Occupation:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
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Topic:
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
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Function:
Artists' studios -- New York (State)
Genre/Form:
Prints
Christmas cards
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Photographs
Citation:
Eugenie Gershoy papers, 1914-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.gerseuge
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