Collection size: 0.4 linear ft.
Collection Summary: Material primarily relating Rein's work as research associate on the NEA funded project "Federal Support for the Visual Arts: The New Deal and Now," directed by Francis V. O'Connor. Included are letters, 1967-1968, some concerning miscellaneous research projects, and the installation of art work on city property in New York state through various WPA programs including PWAP, TRAP, and WPA-FAP; photocopies of letters to Franklin Roosevelt; minutes of a meeting; a list of sponsors of the Washington area committee for the abolition of the House Un-American Activities Committee, 1968; questionnaire forms; letters, 1967, and forms for an independent survey of WPA-FAP works of art installed in schools and institutions in Washington, D.C.; clippings, 1961-1968; and printed material.
Biographical/Historical Note: Art historian; Washington, D.C.
Donated by Richard Rein, the son of Selma Rein.