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Federal Art Project negatives of art and craft work, 1936-1940

Federal Art Project (Ohio)


Collection Information

Size: 0.6 Linear feet, (535 items)

Summary: Ca. 535 negatives of murals, signs, ceramic figures, furniture, sculpture, toys, posters, and other arts and crafts made for the FAP in the Ohio region.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Federal Art Project was established under Federal Project No. 1 of the WPA. The 48 states and territories were divided into regions and FAP programs were initiated, employing thousands of unemployed artists and craftsmen.


Donated 1974 by the Fine Arts Department, Ohio State University.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Federal Art Project negatives of art and craft work, 1936-1940. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.