Danysh, Joseph A.,
Painter, Sculptor, Arts administrator
Collection size: 0.2 linear ft. (ca. 250 p.)
Collection Summary: Typescript of Danysh's unpublished reminiscences regarding his experiences in the 1930s as Western Regional Director of the WPA Federal Art Project. Notes and drafts are also included. Danysh provides candid portraits of many WPA artists and administrators.
Biographical/Historical Note: Died 1984.
Donated 1988 by Elizabeth D. Danysh, Danysh's widow.
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