Federal Art Project. Art Education Division records, 1939-1940

Loomis, Sylvia Glidden
Arts administrator
Active in Santa Fe, N.M.

Collection size: 20 items (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Materials describing adult art education classes for the Federal Art Project.

Reel NDA 2: Description of art courses taught for the Adult Education Program of the Art Education Division and photographs of students from the classes.

Reel NDA 27: A mimeographed 52-page course manual written by Loomis for adult art education in New York and photographs of students' work.

Biographical/Historical Note: Administrator Federal Art Project Art Education Program, New York, N.Y. In addtion to various fine art and craft projects, the FAP included the Art Production Division, the Art Research Division, as well as a number of other art-related programs.

The lender, Sylvia Loomis, taught for the Art Education Program of te FAP.

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