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Art in the modern state by Lady Dilke

Author:
Dilke, Emilia Francis Strong Lady 1840-1904  Search this
Physical description:
252 pages folded facsimile 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
France
Date:
1888
Topic:
Art and state  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_278938

Oral history interview with Merle Armitage

Interviewee:
Armitage, Merle, 1893-1975  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
American Institute of Graphic Arts  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
Public Works of Art Project (Calif.)  Search this
Bruce, Edward, 1879-1943  Search this
Hatfield, Dalzell, 1893-1963  Search this
Zornes, James Milford, 1908-2008  Search this
Extent:
28 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1964 February 6
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Merle Armitage conducted 1964 February 6, by Sylvia Loomis, for the Archives of American Art.
Armitage speaks of his role as Public Works of Art Project regional chairman of Southern California, including his supervision of 126 artists involved in painting, drawing, sculpture, lithography and mural projects; experimental work in PWAP easel painting projects; censorship of subject matter in a mural for the Frank Wiggins Trade School; his opposition to government subsidized art programs; his impressions of Edward Bruce, Dalzell Hatfield, James Milford Zornes, and others associated with the PWAP. Armitage also speaks of the American Institute of Graphic Arts and contemporary book design.
Biographical / Historical:
Merle Armitage (1893-1975) was an art administrator and graphic artist of Santa Fe, New Mexico.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 48 min.
Provenance:
This interview conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.
Restrictions:
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Topic:
Art and state  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- California  Search this
Art -- Censorship  Search this
Arts administrators -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Graphic artists -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.armita64
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-armita64

Public Works of Art Project Committee

Photographer:
Woltz, Lewis P.  Search this
Subject:
Bruce, Edward  Search this
Doniphan, Dorsey  Search this
Johnstone, William J.  Search this
Minnegerode, C. Powell (Cuthbert Powell)  Search this
Rowan, Edward Beatty  Search this
Stone, Julius F.  Search this
Watkins, C. Law (Charles Law)  Search this
Watson, Forbes  Search this
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Fine Arts  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington, D.C.
Date:
1934?
Topic:
Art and state  Search this
Artists at or with their work  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)3276
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Forbes Watson papers, 1840-1967, bulk 1900-1960
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_3276
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Regional Directors and Washington Administrative Staff . Public Works Art Project

Photographer:
Woltz, Lewis P.  Search this
Subject:
Ankeney, John Sites  Search this
Armitage, Merle  Search this
Barker, Burt Brown  Search this
Brewster, Walter S.  Search this
Bruce, Edward  Search this
Force, Juliana  Search this
Hatch, John Davis  Search this
Haverty, J. J. (James Joseph)  Search this
Heil, Walter  Search this
Jones, Cecil H.  Search this
Kimball, Fiske  Search this
Kurtz, Wilbur G. (Wilbur George)  Search this
LaBeaume, Louis  Search this
Mack, Harold L.  Search this
Milliken, William Mathewson  Search this
Minnegerode, C. Powell (Cuthbert Powell)  Search this
Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)  Search this
Phillips, Duncan  Search this
Robert, Lawrence Wood  Search this
Rowan, Edward Beatty  Search this
Taylor, Francis Henry  Search this
Watson, Forbes  Search this
Williamson, George H.  Search this
Woodward, Ellsworth  Search this
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington, D.C.
Date:
1934
Topic:
Art and state  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)3280
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Forbes Watson papers, 1840-1967, bulk 1900-1960
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_3280
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Photograph of woman working on a floor mosaic

Type:
Photographs
Date:
1940 November 30
Topic:
Art and state  Search this
Artists at or with their work  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)4946
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Photographs relating to the WPA Southern California Art Project, circa 1937-1941
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_4946
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Photograph of workers in a print shop for the WPA in Los Angeles

Subject:
Federal Art Project (Calif.)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Los Angeles, Calif.
Date:
circa 1940
Topic:
Art and state  Search this
Artists at or with their work  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)4947
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Photographs relating to the WPA Southern California Art Project, circa 1937-1941
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_4947
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Photograph of a woman working on a floor mural

Subject:
Federal Art Project (Calif.)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Los Angeles, Calif.
Date:
1940 November 30
Topic:
Art and state  Search this
Artists at or with their work  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)4950
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Photographs relating to the WPA Southern California Art Project, circa 1937-1941
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_4950
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Robert Richman draft telegram and list of notable Americans in the arts and sciences for President-elect John F. Kennedy

Creator:
Richman, Robert  Search this
Subject:
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald)  Search this
Type:
Writings
Date:
1960 or 1961
Topic:
Art and state  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14880
See more items in:
Institute of Contemporary Arts records, 1927-circa 1985, bulk 1947-1967
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_14880

Simon Alshets

Photographer:
Pollard, Aubrey  Search this
Subject:
Alshets, Simon  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1938 Aug. 22
Topic:
Art and state  Search this
Artists at or with their work  Search this
Artists' studios  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Painting  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)1939
See more items in:
Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965, bulk 1935-1942
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_1939
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Sheva Ausubel

Photographer:
Pollard, Aubrey  Search this
Subject:
Ausubel, Sheva  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
New York, N.Y.
Date:
1938 July 19
Topic:
Art and state  Search this
Artists at or with their work  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Fiber art  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)1945
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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_1945
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Henry W. Bannarn

Subject:
Bannarn, Henry W.  Search this
Harlem Community Art Center  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
New York, N.Y.
Date:
ca. 1937
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)1950
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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_1950
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Richmond Barthe

Photographer:
Rose, Herman, 1909-  Search this
Subject:
Barthe, Richmond  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
New York, N.Y.
Date:
1941 Apr. 4
Topic:
Art and state  Search this
Artists at or with their work  Search this
Artists' studios  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)1952
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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_1952
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John H. Benson

Photographer:
Friend, Sidney M.  Search this
Subject:
Benson, John Howard  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1938 May 31
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)1965
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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_1965
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Andrew Berger

Photographer:
Horn, Pinchos  Search this
Subject:
Berger, Andrew  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1936 Apr. 16
Topic:
Art and state  Search this
Artists at or with their work  Search this
Artists' studios  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)1967
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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_1967
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George Biddle

Subject:
Biddle, George  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington, D.C.
Date:
1936
Topic:
Art and state  Search this
Artists at or with their work  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Muralists  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Painting  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)1969
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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_1969
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Ilya Bolotowsky

Subject:
Bolotowsky, Ilya  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1938
Topic:
Art and state  Search this
Artists at or with their work  Search this
Artists' studios  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Painting  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)1985
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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_1985
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Louise Brann

Subject:
Brann, Louise  Search this
Mt. Vernon Library  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Mt. Vernon, N.Y.
Date:
ca. 1936
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)1995
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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_1995
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James Brooks

Photographer:
Libsohn, Sol, 1914-2001  Search this
Subject:
Brooks, James  Search this
North Beach Airport  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1940 Aug. 21
Topic:
Art and state  Search this
Artists at or with their work  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Painting  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)2001
See more items in:
Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965, bulk 1935-1942
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_2001
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Letterio Calapai

Subject:
Calapai, Letterio  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Brooklyn, N.Y.
Date:
ca. 1937
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)2013
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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_2013
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Dane Chanase

Photographer:
Shalat  Search this
Subject:
Chanase, Dane  Search this
Welfare Chronic Disease Hospital  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1942 Jan. 26
Topic:
Art and state  Search this
Artists at or with their work  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Painting  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)2019
See more items in:
Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965, bulk 1935-1942
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_2019
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