Federal Theater Project (Conn.) records of Gertrude DonDero, 1936-1937

Federal Theater Project (Conn.), est. 1935 - 1943
Federal government

Collection size: 80 items (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Programs of plays produced by the FTP in Connecticut, 1936-1937; and lists, press clippings, and photographs regarding the work of Gertrude DonDero.

Biographical/Historical Note: The Federal Theater Project (FTP) was a program established under the Federal Project No. One of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in 1935. It sought to create employment for actors and others involved in the performing arts during the Depression. Gertrude DonDero was the state director of the Connecticut Federal Theater Project.

Lent for microfilming 1964 by Gertrude DonDero.

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Related Materials

Federal Theater Project papers also at Syracuse University.