Fredrick Olmsted papers, 1940-1941

Olmsted, Fred, b. 1911
Active in San Francisco, Calif.

Collection size: 17 items (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Photographs of Olmsted's sculpture of the head of Michelangelo for the San Francisco Junior College and a copy of a speech delivered during Homecoming to dedicate his works, April 27, 1941.

Biographical/Historical Note: Sculptor, San Francisco, Calif. Worked on the Federal Art Project in San Francisco.

The lender, Lewis Ferbrache, collected papers for AAA from artists and administrators of the various government funded art programs of the Depression. It was part of a larger nation-wide, collecting project, "New Deal and the Arts."

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