E. Herndon Smith papers, 1936-1942

Smith, E. Herndon (Edward Herndon), b. 1891
Muralist
Active in Ala.

Collection size: 100 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Correspondence relating to the Federal Arts Bill, 1938, and the work of the Office of Civilian Defense. Correspondents include Olin Dows and Emma Roche. In addition there are reports of the WPA-FAP, Alabama; a list of project and wages for WPA-FAP, New York; instructions for silkscreening, finishing and other technical details; 5 photos of WPA artists at work; a cost list for an Alabama mural; clippings and miscellany.

Biographical/Historical Note: Sculptor and painter; Alabama. Smith served as volunteer chairman for the Alabama bureau of the Office of Civilian Defense, 1942, and was also Supervisor of Federal Art and Museum Projects for the WPA-FAP, Alabama.

Lent for microfilming 1972 by E. Herndon Smith.

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