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Federal Theater Project (Conn.) records of Gertrude DonDero, 1936-1937

Federal Theater Project (Conn.) records of Gertrude DonDero, 1936-1937

Federal Theater Project (Conn.)

Collection Information

Size: 80 items (on partial microfilm reel).

Summary: Programs of plays produced by the FTP in Connecticut, 1936-1937; and lists, press clippings, and photographs regarding the work of Gertrude DonDero.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Federal Theater Project (FTP) was a program established under the Federal Project No. One of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in 1935. It sought to create employment for actors and others involved in the performing arts during the Depression. Gertrude DonDero was the state director of the Connecticut Federal Theater Project.

Provenance

Lent for microfilming 1964 by Gertrude DonDero.

Related Materials

Federal Theater Project papers also at Syracuse University.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to Gertrude DonDero after microfilming.

Microfilm reel NDA1 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.