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Federal Writers' Project, Works Progress Administration

Collection Creator:
Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971  Search this
Container:
Reel 5181, Frame 1042-1080
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1938-1939
Scope and Contents note:
(correspondence and printed matter; Kent's comments on poor design and printing of some of its projects; see also: WPA Miscellaneous)
Collection Restrictions:
The microfilm of this collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website. Use of material not microfilmed or digitized requires an appointment.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Rockwell Kent papers, circa 1840-1993, bulk 1935-1961. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Rockwell Kent papers
Rockwell Kent papers / Series 1: Alphabetical Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw997545b78-d696-442b-9e1a-b22c02e17485
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-kentrock-ref1359

Federal Writers' Project presentation of Who's who at the zoo

Creator:
Federal Art Project. Photographic Division  Search this
Federal Art Project. Photographic Division  Search this
Subject:
Federal Art Project (N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1938 Sept. 7
Topic:
Animals  Search this
Books and reading  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)10497
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_10497
Online Media:

Federal Writer's Project

Collection Creator:
Federal Art Project. Photographic Division  Search this
Container:
Box 29, Folder 17
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1936-circa 1939
Collection 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.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965, bulk 1935-1942. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection
Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection / Series 2: Subject Files / Other WPA Projects
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9e022ac9d-975b-424a-bef1-680750c4a5ea
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-fedeartp14-ref1371

Federal Writers' Project records relating to art in New Mexico, 1936-1938

Creator:
Federal Writers' Project  Search this
Federal Writers' Project  Search this
Subject:
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
United States. Work Projects Administration  Search this
Topic:
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- New Mexico  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- New Mexico  Search this
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9791
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212226
AAA_collcode_fedewrit
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212226

Oral history interview with Henry W. Hough, 1964 June 11

Interviewee:
Hough, Henry W.  Search this
Hough, Henry W.  Search this
Interviewer:
Doud, Richard Keith  Search this
Subject:
Federal Writers' Project (Colo.)  Search this
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12946
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213574
AAA_collcode_hough64
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213574

Oral history interview with Jay Du Von, 1963 November 7

Interviewee:
Du Von, Jay  Search this
Du Von, Jay  Search this
Interviewer:
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington),, 1920-  Search this
Subject:
Federal Writers' Project  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13158
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213438
AAA_collcode_duvon63
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213438

Oral history interview with Louise Welch, 1965 January 2

Interviewee:
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington),, 1920-  Search this
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington),, 1920-  Search this
Interviewer:
Welch, Louise  Search this
Subject:
Federal Writers' Project (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Authors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11758
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213971
AAA_collcode_welch65
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213971

Oral history interview with Harry Hewes and Jay Du Von, 1964 Oct

Interviewee:
Hewes, Harry  Search this
Hewes, Harry  Search this
Interviewer:
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington),, 1920-  Search this
Subject:
Du Von, Jay  Search this
Federal Music Project (U.S.)  Search this
Federal Writers' Project  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12196
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213568
AAA_collcode_hewes64
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213568

Federal Writers Project (study for individual panel of mural Cultural Activities of the WPA, WPA Building, New York World's Fair, 1939)

Artist:
Anton Refregier, born Moscow, Russia 1905-died Moscow, Russia 1979  Search this
Medium:
gouache and pencil on paperboard
Dimensions:
sheet: 28 7/8 x 11 1/2 in. (73.4 x 29.2 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1939
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Study  Search this
Occupation\writer  Search this
Allegory\arts and sciences\literature  Search this
History\United States\1939 World's Fair  Search this
New Deal\Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project\New York City  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Lila Refregier
Object number:
1979.45.5
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7243c009b-8780-4dd8-abcd-a522e15289ed
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1979.45.5

Sam and Charlotte Ross radio scripts, 1938-1940

Creator:
Ross, Sam, 1912-1998  Search this
Ross, Charlotte  Search this
Ross, Sam, 1912-1998  Search this
Topic:
Federal Writers' Project (Ill.)  Search this
Theme:
Ephemera, Miscellany, and General Art Related  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9449
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211647
AAA_collcode_rosssam
Theme:
Ephemera, Miscellany, and General Art Related
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211647

Oral history interview with Ina Sizer Cassidy, 1964 February 13

Interviewee:
Cassidy, Ina Sizer, 1869-1965  Search this
Cassidy, Ina Sizer, 1869-1965  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Subject:
Cassidy, Gerald  Search this
Federal Art Project (N.M.)  Search this
Federal Writers' Project (N.M.)  Search this
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women authors  Search this
Women muralists  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13229
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213357
AAA_collcode_cassid64
Theme:
Women
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213357

Radical Groups--Various Assorted

Collection Creator:
Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971  Search this
Container:
Reel 5227, Frame 1097-1204
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1936-1938
Scope and Contents note:
(includes correspondence with American League to Abolish Capital Punishment, Bill of Rights Poster Contest, Gallup Civil Rights Commission, Federal Arts Committee, and Federal Writers' Project)
Collection Restrictions:
The microfilm of this collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website. Use of material not microfilmed or digitized requires an appointment.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Rockwell Kent papers, circa 1840-1993, bulk 1935-1961. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Rockwell Kent papers
Rockwell Kent papers / Series 1: Alphabetical Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw91c664f24-bf32-4ca0-af37-2983d7f7b166
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-kentrock-ref3167

WPA Miscellaneous

Collection Creator:
Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971  Search this
Container:
Reel 5248, Frame 176-212
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1938-1941
Scope and Contents note:
see also: Black, Ruby; Citizens Committee for Government Art Projects; Federal Arts Project; Federal Fine Arts Project; Federal Writers Project; Roosevelt, Franklin D. and Eleanor; War Department)
Collection Restrictions:
The microfilm of this collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website. Use of material not microfilmed or digitized requires an appointment.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Rockwell Kent papers, circa 1840-1993, bulk 1935-1961. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Rockwell Kent papers
Rockwell Kent papers / Series 1: Alphabetical Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c8612d89-0212-40ab-9ae8-156fbbbfb0e6
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-kentrock-ref4186

Cat Marionette used in Baba Yaga show by Molka Reich

Maker:
Reich, Molka  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
canvas (overall material)
paper mache (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in x 16 in; 25.4 cm x 40.64 cm
Object Name:
puppet
Date made:
1930s
Subject:
Puppetry  Search this
Credit Line:
Molka Reich
ID Number:
1985.0805.01
Accession number:
1985.0805
Catalog number:
1985.0805.01
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Puppets
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b1-ebf0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_681562

Untitled (Woman on a Bench), from the project The Negro in Virginia

Artist:
Robert McNeill, born Washington, DC 1917-died Washington, DC 2005  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet: 8 1/8 x 10 in. (20.6 x 25.4 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1930s
Topic:
Figure female\elderly  Search this
African American  Search this
Architecture\detail\porch  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Copyright:
© 1938, Robert McNeill
Object number:
1993.72.8
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk792f83c76-262d-46a2-8a9d-5575c0019a26
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1993.72.8

Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965, bulk 1935-1942

Creator:
Federal Art Project. Photographic Division  Search this
Federal Art Project. Photographic Division  Search this
Subject:
Berger, Andrew  Search this
Blanch, Lucile  Search this
Kuniyoshi, Yasuo  Search this
Guston, Philip  Search this
Olds, Elizabeth  Search this
Goodman, Bertram  Search this
Criss, Francis  Search this
Benson, John Howard  Search this
Dehn, Virginia E. (Virginia Engleman)  Search this
Greenwood, Marion  Search this
Chodorow, Eugene  Search this
Refregier, Anton  Search this
Ennis, George Pearse  Search this
McMahon, Audrey  Search this
Arenal, Luis  Search this
Herman, Andrew  Search this
Horn, Sol  Search this
Barthé, Richmond  Search this
Robbins, David  Search this
Seltzer, Leo  Search this
Brann, Louise  Search this
Levi, Julian E. (Julian Edwin)  Search this
Laning, Edward  Search this
Gorky, Arshile  Search this
Zorach, William  Search this
Calapai, Letterio  Search this
Karp, William  Search this
Hovell, Joseph  Search this
Davis, Stuart  Search this
Burke, Selma  Search this
Dehn, Adolf  Search this
Shuster, Will  Search this
Evergood, Philip  Search this
Bloch, Lucienne  Search this
Gershoy, Eugenie  Search this
De Rivera, José Ruiz  Search this
Hord, Donal  Search this
Bolotowsky, Ilya  Search this
Alston, Charles Henry  Search this
Cahill, Holger  Search this
Abbott, Berenice  Search this
Harlem Art Center  Search this
Federal Writers' Project (U.S.)  Search this
United States. Work Projects Administration  Search this
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
Federal Art Project. Graphic Arts Division  Search this
Federal Art Project (N.Y.)  Search this
Federal Art Project. Easel Division  Search this
Federal Art Project. Poster Division  Search this
Federal Art Project (Wash.)  Search this
Federal Theatre Project (U.S.)  Search this
Federal Music Project (U.S.)  Search this
Federal Art Project  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Topic:
Children's art  Search this
Photography  Search this
Art -- United States -- Exhibitions -- Photographs  Search this
Art -- United States -- Study and teaching -- Photographs  Search this
Art centers  Search this
Federal aid to the public welfare -- Photographs  Search this
Theater and state -- United States -- Photographs  Search this
Music and state -- United States -- Photographs  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- Photographs  Search this
Art -- Technique  Search this
Artists -- United States -- Photographs  Search this
Art -- Exhibitions  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Theme:
African American  Search this
Latino and Latin American  Search this
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5467
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216466
AAA_collcode_fedeartp14
Theme:
African American
Latino and Latin American
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_216466
Online Media:

Railroad Crossing Guard (Richmond, Virginia), from the project The Negro in Virginia

Artist:
Robert McNeill, born Washington, DC 1917-died Washington, DC 2005  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet: 8 1/2 x 10 in. (21.6 x 25.4 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1938
Topic:
Figure male  Search this
African American  Search this
Architecture\industry\railroad yard  Search this
Occupation\service\guard  Search this
Landscape\Virginia\Richmond  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Copyright:
© 1938, Robert McNeill
Object number:
1993.72.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7487c43cf-f25c-445e-8ea8-fb5c2d5a3b2e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1993.72.3

Jeannette Eckman papers, 1937-1941

Creator:
Eckman, Jeannette, 1882-  Search this
Delaware Historical Records Survey  Search this
Eckman, Jeannette, 1882-  Search this
Subject:
Federal Art Project (Del.)  Search this
Federal Theater Project (Del.)  Search this
Federal Writers' Project (Del.)  Search this
Federal Music Project (Del.)  Search this
Topic:
Federal aid to public welfare -- Delaware  Search this
Music and state -- Delaware  Search this
Theater and state -- Delaware  Search this
Art and state -- Delaware  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- Delaware  Search this
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6997
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209130
AAA_collcode_eckmjean
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209130

Nina Perera Collier papers, 1934-1950

Creator:
Collier, Nina Perera  Search this
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
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

Selected Federal Art Project of the Work Projects Administration records from the United States National Archives (microfilm), 1935-1948

Creator:
Federal Art Project (U.S.)  Search this
Federal Art Project (U.S.)  Search this
Subject:
Cahill, Holger  Search this
Rourke, Constance  Search this
Index of American Design  Search this
Federal Art Project. National Art Week  Search this
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
United States. Work Projects Administration  Search this
Federal Music Project (U.S.)  Search this
Federal Theatre Project (U.S.)  Search this
Federal Writers' Project (U.S.)  Search this
Place:
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945
United States -- Social conditions -- 1935-1945
Topic:
Federal aid to public welfare  Search this
Art and state -- United States  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9777
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212199
AAA_collcode_fedeartp09
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212199

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