Physical Details: Letter : 2 p. : typescript ; 27 x 21 cm.
Sender: Grant Wood (1891-1942)
Recipient: Edward Beatty Rowan (1898-1946)
Description: Wood comments happily on the continuation of the Civil Works Administration (a later name for the Public Works of Art Project) and offers his services to continue as a state head for the project, he also recommends Elizabeth Olds for another position; he discusses some visitors, an article from the Des Moines register on Iowa artists, and the controversy over his painting Daughters of Revolution.
Referring to the Baltimore chapter of the DAR who suspect he is a communist, he signs the letter "Grant 'Red' Wood."
He also includes a limerick as a postscript.
Forms part of: Edward Beatty Rowan papers, 1929-1946
Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined
Citation: Grant Wood letter to Edward B. Rowan, 1934 Feb. 6. Edward Beatty Rowan papers, 1929-1946. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Digital ID: 13878
- Daughters of the American Revolution
- Olds, Elizabeth
- Public Works of Art Project (Iowa)