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Slides of WPA + 35 exhibition, 1970

Creator:
University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee  Search this
University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee  Search this
Subject:
Milwaukee Handicraft Project  Search this
United States. Work Projects Administration  Search this
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
WPA + 35 (1970 : University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee)  Search this
Topic:
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- Wisconsin  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- Wisconsin  Search this
Art and state -- Wisconsin  Search this
Federal aid to public welfare -- Wisconsin  Search this
Handicraft -- Wisconsin -- Exhibitions  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Theme:
Audio - Visual  Search this
Craft  Search this
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9799
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212237
AAA_collcode_univwism
Theme:
Audio - Visual
Craft
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212237

Slides of WPA + 35 exhibition

Creator:
University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee  Search this
Names:
Milwaukee Handicraft Project  Search this
United States. Work Projects Administration  Search this
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
WPA + 35 (1970 : University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee)  Search this
Extent:
100 Items ((35mm slides))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
Color slides from an exhibition held at the University of Wisconsin of the objects made during the WPA-FAP Milwaukee Handicraft Project, 1935-1943, as well as slides of the exhibition space.
Biographical / Historical:
The WPA + 35 Exhibition, January 4-30, 1970, presented by the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee was a tribute to the crafts and quality of design which came of the Milwaukee Handicraft Project. The Project began in the Fall of 1935. It was one of the more unusual and diverse of the handicraft projects in its philosophy and its goals. Its "Project 1170" was a specially created project for women who needed work, interested in becoming self-supporting. Milwaukee County and the Milwaukee State Teachers College were sponsors of the project.
Provenance:
Donated 1971 by the Department of Art, School of Fine Arts, University of Wisconsin.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- Wisconsin  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- Wisconsin  Search this
Art and state -- Wisconsin  Search this
Federal aid to public welfare -- Wisconsin  Search this
Handicraft -- Wisconsin -- Exhibitions  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.univwism
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-univwism

Richard H. Jansen

Subject:
Jansen, Richard H.  Search this
Federal Art Project (Wis.)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
circa 1938
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)2178
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_2178
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Oral history interview with Boris Gilbertson, 1964 June 25

Interviewee:
Gilbertson, Boris, 1907-1982  Search this
Gilbertson, Boris, 1907-1982  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Subject:
Treasury Relief Art Project  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art and state  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Animal sculptors -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- Wisconsin -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12485
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213486
AAA_collcode_gilber64
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213486

Oral history interview with Boris Gilbertson

Interviewee:
Gilbertson, Boris, 1907-1982  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Treasury Relief Art Project  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound tape reel (Sound recordings (1 hour), 7 in.)
33 Pages (Transcript: (on one microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound tape reels
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1964 June 25
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Boris Gilbertson conducted 1964 June 25 by Sylvia Loomis for the Archives of American Art.
Gilbertson speaks of his background; his education at the Art Institute of Chicago; starting out as a sculptor; his early involvement with the Treasury Relief Art Project; his work in Wisconsin for the project; how the Project functioned and how his work was supervised; the TRAP's effect on the politics of the time; his views of abstract art; the uses of humor in sculpture and in art; animal subject matter in his work.
Biographical / Historical:
Sculptor; Santa Fe, N.M.
General:
An unrelated interview of Gene Kloss conducted by S. Loomis is also on this tape.
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  Search this
Animal sculptors -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- Wisconsin -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.gilber64
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-gilber64

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