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A woman from New Jersey picking beans. Hampers are heavy and must be moved along as one picks. Homestead, Florida

Artist:
Marion Post Wolcott, born Santa Barbara, CA 1910-died Montclair, NJ 1990  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet: 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1939, printed later
Topic:
Occupation\farm\harvesting  Search this
Figure female\knee length  Search this
Landscape\Florida\Homestead  Search this
New Deal\Farm Security Administration  Search this
Landscape\plant\beans  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Dr. John H. and Jann Arrington Wolcott
Object number:
1998.120.46
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7bc678723-d3a6-4762-9c1e-43800838e51b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1998.120.46

Barnegat

Artist:
Julian Levi, born New York City 1900-died New York City 1982  Search this
Medium:
watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 16 x 22 in. (40.6 x 55.9 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1936
Topic:
Figure male  Search this
Waterscape\boat  Search this
Waterscape\bay\Barnegat Bay  Search this
Landscape\New Jersey\Barnegat Bay  Search this
New Deal\Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project\New York City  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from General Services Administration
Object number:
1971.447.53
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7a41a3679-3773-44ba-a142-348fa81f4bc9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1971.447.53

Shipbuilding

Artist:
Albert M. Davis, n.d.  Search this
Medium:
gouache and pencil on paperboard
Dimensions:
28 7/8 x 36 1/2 in. (73.2 x 92.8 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1934
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Occupation\industry\construction  Search this
Occupation\industry\shipping  Search this
Architecture\industry\shipyard  Search this
New Deal\Public Works of Art Project\New Jersey  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the U.S. Department of Labor
Object number:
1964.1.109
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7c932d496-a196-4bc6-95f7-fad50d8ed442
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1964.1.109

Coal Tower

Artist:
Max Arthur Cohn, born London, England 1903-died New York City 1998  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
22 1/8 x 28 in. (56.2 x 71.2 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1934
Topic:
Cityscape\New York\New York  Search this
Cityscape\wharf  Search this
Figure group\male  Search this
Architecture\machine  Search this
Occupation\industry\mining  Search this
Architecture\boat\barge  Search this
New Deal\Public Works of Art Project\New York City  Search this
Architecture Exterior\industry  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the U.S. Department of Labor
Object number:
1964.1.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk714fb81f6-3040-404b-ace7-dee1dfeb1562
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1964.1.4

Flowers

Artist:
Earl Tomlinson Donelson, born Scranton, PA 1908-died Zephyrhills, FL 1985  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
10 3/8 x 25 1/8 in. (26.5 x 63.8 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1933-1934
Topic:
Still life\flower  Search this
New Deal\Public Works of Art Project\New Jersey  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the U.S. Department of Labor
Object number:
1964.1.6
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk736135cf7-862d-4860-ac38-126d35ee7ab9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1964.1.6

Before the Start

Artist:
Gerald Sargent Foster, born Westfield, NJ 1900-died Orangeburg, SC 1987  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
24 1/8 x 34 1/8 in. (61.3 x 86.7 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1934
Topic:
Waterscape\boat  Search this
Waterscape\coast  Search this
Architecture\boat\sailboat  Search this
Recreation\sport and play\boating  Search this
Recreation\sport and play\racing  Search this
New Deal\Public Works of Art Project\New Jersey  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Object number:
1965.18.24
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7a0c557a2-dd8c-4c36-b824-d2b0e33b0841
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1965.18.24

Manhattan Island from the Jersey Meadows

Artist:
William C. Palmer, born Des Moines, IA 1906-died Clinton, NY 1987  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
29 7/8 x 33 1/8 in. (76.0 x 84.0 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1934
Topic:
Cityscape\New York\New York  Search this
Landscape\tree  Search this
Landscape\plain  Search this
Landscape\New Jersey  Search this
New Deal\Public Works of Art Project\New York City  Search this
Architecture Exterior\commercial\skyscraper  Search this
Architecture Exterior\industry\factory  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Object number:
1965.18.34
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk74858dcdb-39a6-465a-b9ca-eba3d6f5c615
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1965.18.34

Skating on Bonaparte's Pond (mural study, Bordentown, New Jersey Post Office)

Artist:
Avery F. Johnson, born Wheaton, IL 1906-died Hackettstown, NJ 1990  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas mounted on paperboard
Dimensions:
13 3/8 x 34 1/4 in. (34.0 x 87.0 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1940
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Landscape\season\winter  Search this
Landscape\weather\snow  Search this
Study\mural study  Search this
Recreation\sport and play\skating  Search this
Landscape\lake\Bonaparte's Pond  Search this
Landscape\New Jersey\Bordentown  Search this
Architecture\domestic\Bonaparte  Search this
New Deal\Treasury Section of Painting and Sculpture\New Jersey  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Object number:
1965.18.6
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7097242da-0e3a-4fd2-a329-692aa24ed3cf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1965.18.6

Racing

Artist:
Gerald Sargent Foster, born Westfield, NJ 1900-died Orangeburg, SC 1987  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
22 1/8 x 34 1/8 in. (56.2 x 86.6 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1934
Topic:
Waterscape\boat  Search this
Architecture\boat\sailboat  Search this
Recreation\sport and play\boating  Search this
Recreation\sport and play\racing  Search this
New Deal\Public Works of Art Project\New Jersey  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Object number:
1965.18.9
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk769420123-022a-483f-a29c-2a7fe5e1b015
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1965.18.9

Netherlands Still Life

Artist:
Harold Bowler, born Syracuse, NY 1903-died Doylestown, PA 1965  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
30 1/8 x 24 1/8 in. (76.5 x 61.2 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1935-1939
Topic:
Still life\fruit\apple  Search this
Still life\flower\tulip  Search this
New Deal\Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project\New Jersey  Search this
Still life\other\dish  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the Newark Museum
Object number:
1966.31.1
Restrictions & Rights:
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7324e7151-0e3e-4324-8259-ad173cb9ff84
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1966.31.1

To Law Street

Artist:
Bertha Linneman, n.d.  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
18 1/8 x 20 1/8 in. (46.1 x 51.1 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1935-1943
Topic:
Architecture\domestic  Search this
Landscape\tree  Search this
Cityscape\street\Law Street  Search this
New Deal\Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project\New Jersey  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the Newark Museum
Object number:
1966.31.12
Restrictions & Rights:
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7972e52ff-ccca-469c-9a9b-6981cc6724ef
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1966.31.12

The Storm

Artist:
Abram Molarsky, born Kiev, Russia (now Kiev, Ukraine) 1883-died Nutley, NJ 1955  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
26 1/2 x 30 3/4 in. (67.3 x 78.1 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1934
Topic:
Landscape\weather\storm  Search this
Landscape\weather\cloud  Search this
New Deal\Public Works of Art Project\New Jersey  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the Newark Museum
Object number:
1966.31.14
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk78c9b2e14-c7ef-42d1-883e-0dc5e123cd46
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1966.31.14

Sycamore Tree

Artist:
Fiske Boyd, born Philadelphia, PA 1895-died Summit, NJ 1975  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
20 x 30 in. (50.8 x 76.2 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1934
Topic:
Figure group\female  Search this
Landscape\tree\sycamore tree  Search this
New Deal\Public Works of Art Project\New Jersey  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the Newark Museum
Object number:
1966.31.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7e8935744-944f-4b45-9293-399e536bd682
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1966.31.2

Winter Magic

Artist:
C. Jac Young, born Rodenbach, Germany 1880-died Weehawken, NJ 1940  Search this
Medium:
oil on linen
Dimensions:
25 x 30 3/8 in. (63.4 x 77.0 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1933-1934
Topic:
Landscape\farm  Search this
Landscape\water  Search this
Landscape\season\winter  Search this
New Deal\Public Works of Art Project\New Jersey  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the Newark Museum
Object number:
1966.31.20
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk748334634-b625-48c8-949c-3cecd5b2ddbf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1966.31.20

Antique--#146

Artist:
L. Valdemar Fischer, n.d.  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
30 1/4 x 24 1/8 in. (76.7 x 61.2 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1937
Topic:
Still life\fruit\apple  Search this
Still life\fruit\grape  Search this
Still life\tool\scissors  Search this
New Deal\Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project\New Jersey  Search this
Still life\other\dish  Search this
Still life\other\candlestick  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the Newark Museum
Object number:
1966.31.5
Restrictions & Rights:
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk78be29a20-3cac-4fb7-8226-24fbdf50a0cc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1966.31.5

Back Street

Artist:
Ben Galos, born Russia 1889-died New York City 1963  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
20 1/8 x 24 in. (51.0 x 61.1 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1935-1939
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Cityscape\New York\New York  Search this
Cityscape\street  Search this
Architecture\vehicle\automobile  Search this
Animal\horse  Search this
New Deal\Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project\New Jersey  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the Newark Museum
Object number:
1966.31.7
Restrictions & Rights:
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk707b53ee4-3f6e-450b-9461-0214968bb449
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1966.31.7

When Winter Comes

Artist:
Paul Keller, active 1933-1943  Search this
Medium:
oil on fiberboard
Dimensions:
21 3/4 x 17 1/4 in. (55.2 x 43.7 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1936
Topic:
Landscape\tree  Search this
Landscape\season\winter  Search this
New Deal\Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project\New Jersey  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the Newark Museum
Object number:
1966.31.9
Restrictions & Rights:
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk728169e25-68e7-4a4b-8dfc-f76829f404bb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1966.31.9

New Deal art programs in New Jersey selected records

Creator:
Historical Records Survey (U.S.)  Search this
Names:
Federal Art Project (N.J.)  Search this
Historical Records Survey (N.J.)  Search this
Historical Records Survey (U.S.). Indian Site Survey  Search this
Indian Site Survey (N.J.)  Search this
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Fine Arts  Search this
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Painting and Sculpture  Search this
United States. Federal Civil Works Administration  Search this
United States. Work Projects Administration  Search this
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
Extent:
10 Microfilm reels
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Place:
New Jersey -- Antiquities
New Jersey -- Social conditions
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945
Date:
1934-1942
Scope and Contents:
Approximately half the records relate to the Historical Records Survey's portrait survey, 1940-1941. The remainder are records of the Indian Site Survey, 1936-1942, a WPA program operating under the Division of Professional Service Projects, and to a lesser degree, the Public Works of Art Project, the Treasury Section of Painting and Sculpture, the Works Progress Administration Federal Art Project and its predecessor, the Civil Works Administration.
Biographical / Historical:
The New Deal art programs were primarily administered under the Treasury Department and the Works Progress Administration (later the Work Projects Administration) as relief measures for unemployed artists.
The Historical Records Survey (HRS) had its origins in the Federal Emergency Relief Administration and the Civil Works Administration. In 1935 it came under the auspices of the Federal Writers' Project and eventually was designated as an independent program under Federal Project No. One. The projects, ideally suited for white collar workers, employed individuals to survey, classify and collect historical records. One program of the HRS was the survey of American portraits in public buildings. The Indian Site Survey was a WPA-New Jersey state-wide project operating under the Division of Professional and Service Projects, and sponsored by the New Jersey State Museum and the Archeaological Society of New Jersey.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1964 by the New Jersey State Library, Trenton, N.J.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Topic:
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- New Jersey  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- New Jersey  Search this
Federal aid to public welfare -- New Jersey  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
Function:
Programs (organizations)
Agencies
Identifier:
AAA.histrecs
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw979b92c97-4c76-42d6-b7bb-ff0a0ff91b16
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-histrecs

Audrey McMahon papers

Creator:
McMahon, Audrey, 1900?-1981  Search this
Names:
Federal Art Project (N.J.)  Search this
Federal Art Project (N.Y.)  Search this
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
Cahill, Holger, 1887-1960  Search this
O'Connor, Francis V.  Search this
Somervell, Brehon Burke, 1892-1955  Search this
Extent:
0.4 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1935-1980
Summary:
The scattered papers of Audrey McMahon measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1935 through 1980. Found are correspondence, writings, notes and research files, and printed material assembled mainly during the late 1960s while assisting Francis V. O'Connor complete Federal Support for the Visual Arts: The New Deal and Now (1969) and The New Deal Art Projects: An Anthology of Memoirs (1970) and, to a lesser degree, miscellaneous files relating to McMahon's activities as Regional Director of the WPA Federal Art Project for New York and New Jersey . Included are photocopies of original correspondence (1935-41) between McMahon and Holger Cahill and Brehon Somervell, held by the National Archives.
Scope and Content Note:
The scattered papers of Audrey McMahon measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1935 through 1980. Found are correspondence, writings, notes and research files, and printed material assembled mainly during the late 1960s while assisting Francis V. O'Connor complete Federal Support for the Visual Arts: The New Deal and Now (1969) and The New Deal Art Projects: An Anthology of Memoirs (1970) and, to a lesser degree, miscellaneous files relating to McMahon's activities as Regional Director of the WPA Federal Art Project for New York and New Jersey . Included are photocopies of original correspondence (1935-41) between McMahon and Holger Cahill and Brehon Somervell, held by the National Archives.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as one series:

Missing Title

Series 1: Audrey McMahon's Papers, 1935-1980 (Box 1; 0.4 linear feet)
Biographical Note:
Audrey McMahon served under Holger Cahill as Regional Director for the WPA Federal Art Project for New York and New Jersey from 1935 to 1939. She died at age 87 in 1981.
Related Material:
The bulk of Audrey McMahon's papers reside in the National Archives, together with the records of the WPA Federal Artist Project files. The Archives of American Art holds a 1964 interview with McMahon done by Harlan Phillips as part of the Archives New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project.
Provenance:
The Audrey McMahon papers were donated to the Archives in 1997 by Geraldine Rhoads, executor of McMahon's estate. The collection includes photocopies of papers most likely held by the National Archives.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
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.
Topic:
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Art and state  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Citation:
Audrey McMahon papers, 1935-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.mcmaaudr
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw933dbc946-5c96-4140-8031-96d0b80e7ff5
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-mcmaaudr

Louise Brann

Subject:
Brann, Louise  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1935
Topic:
Artists at or with their work  Search this
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)5815
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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_5815

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