Julius Bloch papers, 1918-1966

Bloch, Julius T. (Julius Thiengen),, b. 1888 d. 1966
Painter, Art teacher, Etcher, Lithographer
Active in Philadelphia, Pa.

Collection size: 3.0 linear ft. (on 2 microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: Correspondence; journals; loose writings; sketchbooks and clippings documenting his career. The journals, which have letters and other items laid in, describe his work for the WPA, the influence of other painters, exhibitions, and his concern for black Americans and the unemployed, who frequently appeared in his paintings.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter; Philadelphia, Pa.

Lent for microfilming 1986 by Benjamin Bernstein, a friend and patron of Bloch.

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