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Holger Cahill papers, 1910-1993, bulk 1910-1960

Contents and Arrangement

The collection is arranged into nine series:

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Series 1: Biographical Material and Personal Papers , 1931-1988
19 Folders
Box 1

Biographical material includes nine typed career summaries/resumes for Cahill, dated circa 1935-1941. The resumes provide basically the same information with only minor variations in wording, with some handwritten notations and typed inserts to update the descriptions of Cahill's career through the early 1940s.
Also found here is a transcript of an interview, "Reminiscences of Holger Cahill," conducted by Joan Pring; a 1961 letter from Cahill's sister; a document entitled "Notes on the life of Holger Cahill" by Cahill's wife, Dorothy C. Miller, which provide details of Cahill's childhood and his work; and a 1988 letter from Dorothy Miller enclosing a copy of Cahill's birth certificate dated 1887. The series also includes a copy of Time from September 5, 1938, picturing Cahill on the cover and an article about his work with the WPA.
The series also includes financial records consisting primarily of receipts and balance sheets for artwork purchased and sold, many of them issued by the American Folk Art Gallery in which Cahill held a partnership with Edith Halpert and Berthe Kroll Goldsmith.
Description Container Select
Biographical Material, circa 1935-1939
1105
0012-0021
Biographical Material, circa 1940-1988
5285
0003-0026
Financial Records, 1931-1938
5287
1016-1035
Financial Records, 1939-1940
5287
1036-1062
Financial Records, 1941-1950
5287
1063-1096
Financial Records, 1942-1956
5287
1097-1119
Interview Transcript, 1957
5285
0027-0653
Interview Transcript, Index, 1957
5285
0654-0670

Series 2: Correspondence Files , 1922-1979, 1993
1.5 Linear feet
Boxes 1-2

This series consists of personal and work-related correspondence (primarily incoming correspondence) between Cahill and various friends and colleagues. While a large portion of the series documents Cahill's position as Director of the FAP, it also extends beyond those years and illuminates other aspects of Cahill's career including his interest in folk and Asian art, and his work as an art critic.
There is significant correspondence with the artist Stanton MacDonald Wright between 1936 and 1950, and with the artist Irene Pereira between 1950 and 1953. The series also documents research which Cahill conducted in the late 1940s on the development of the Index of American Design for his introduction to a book on the Index by the National Gallery of Art, published by the Macmillan Company. Correspondence from 1949 provides another angle on the historical details of the FAP through lengthy correspondence documenting Cahill's criticism of William Francis McDonald's book Federal Relief Administration and the Arts (Ohio State University Press, 1969).
There is a large amount of correspondence from July 1960 comprising sympathy letters to Dorothy C. Miller following Cahill's death. Correspondence from 1977 encloses a catalog of an exhibition organized by New York WPA Artists, Inc., at the Parsons School of Design in November 1977. The exhibition, New York City WPA Art, was dedicated to the memory of Holger Cahill.
Description Container Select
Correspondence, undated
5285
0673-0704
Correspondence, 1922-1925
5285
0706-0717
Correspondence, 1929
5285
0718-0728
Correspondence, 1930-1931
5285
0729-0749
Correspondence, 1932-1933
5285
0751-0770
Correspondence, 1934
5285
0772-0790
Correspondence, January-February 1935
5285
0792-0836
Correspondence, March-June 1935
5285
0838-0882
Correspondence, July-December 1935
5285
0884-0914
Correspondence, January 1936
5285
0916-0936
Correspondence, February 1936
5285
0938-1003
Correspondence, March 1936
5285
1005-1054
Correspondence, April 1936
5285
1056-1089
Correspondence, May 1936
5285
1090-1103
Correspondence, June 1936
5285
1104-1131
Correspondence, July 1936
5285
1132-1153
Correspondence, August 1936
5285
1155-1205
Correspondence, September 1936
5285
1206-1220
Correspondence, October 1936
5285
1221-1242
Correspondence, November 1936
5285
1243-1282
Correspondence, December 1936
5285
1283-1303
Correspondence, January-June 1937
5285
1304-1341
Correspondence, July 1937
5285
1342-1389
Correspondence, August 1-13, 1937
5285
1390-1420
Correspondence, August 14-31, 1937
5285
1421-1458
Correspondence, September-October 1937
5285
1459-1474
Correspondence, November-December 1937
5285
1475-1501
Correspondence, January-August 1938
5285
1502-1534
Correspondence, September-December 1938
5286
0003-0045
Correspondence, January-March 1939
5286
0046-0068
Correspondence, April-June 1939
5286
0069-0089
Correspondence, July-September 1939
5286
0091-0113
Correspondence, October-December 1939
5286
0114-0149
Correspondence, 1940
1105
23
Correspondence, January-March, 1940
5286
0150-0220
Correspondence, April-June 1940
5286
0221-0255
Correspondence, July-December 1940
5286
0256-0308
Correspondence, January-March 1941
5286
0309-0360
Correspondence, April-June 1941
5286
0361-0407
Correspondence, July-August 1941
5286
0408-0445
Correspondence, September-December 1941
5286
0446-0471
Correspondence, 1942
1105
0024-0046
Correspondence, January-June 1942
5286
0472-0511
Correspondence, July-December 1942
5286
0512-0530
Correspondence, 1943
1105
0047-0064
Correspondence, January-February 1943
5286
0531-0576
Correspondence March-April 1943
5286
0578-0607
Correspondence May-December 1943
5286
0608-0649
Correspondence January-May 1944
5286
0650-0684
Correspondence June-December 1944
5286
0685-0718
Correspondence 1945
5286
0719-0772
Correspondence 1946
5286
0773-0822
Correspondence 1947
5286
0823-0836
Correspondence, January-May 1948
5286
0837-0888
Correspondence, June-December 1948
5286
0889-0923
Correspondence, January-February 1949
5286
0924-0950
Correspondence, March 1949
5286
0951-0984
Correspondence, April 1-12, 1949
5286
0985-1021
Correspondence, April 13-28, 1949
5286
1022-1039
Correspondence, April 29-30, 1949
5286
1040-1079
Correspondence, May 1949
5286
1080-1105
Correspondence, June 1-9, 1949
5286
1106-1146
Correspondence, June 10-21, 1949
5286
1147-1179
Correspondence, June 22-30, 1949
5286
1180-1199
Correspondence, July 1-14, 1949
5286
1200-1223
Correspondence, July 15-31, 1949
5286
1224-1240
Correspondence, August 1949
5286
1241-1247
Correspondence, September 1-12, 1949
5286
1248-1286
Correspondence, September 14, 1949
5286
1287-1347
Correspondence, September 15-30, 1949
5286
1348-1364
Correspondence, October-December 1949
5286
1365-1392
Correspondence, January-March 1950
5286
1393-1417
Correspondence, April-June 1950
5286
1418-1442
Correspondence, July-October 1950
5286
1443-1484
Correspondence, November 1950
5286
1486-1513
Correspondence, November-December 1950
5287
0003-0024
Correspondence, January-March 1951
5287
0025-0059
Correspondence, April-August 1951
5287
0060-0091
Correspondence, September-December 1951
5287
0092-0119
Correspondence, January-May 1952
5287
0120-0154
Correspondence, June-August 1952
5287
0155-0186
Correspondence, September-December 1952
5287
0187-0202
Correspondence, January-June 1953
5287
0203-0218
Correspondence, July-December 1953
5287
0219-0250
Correspondence, 1954
5287
0251-0286
Correspondence, 1955
5287
0287-0332
Correspondence, 1956
5287
0333-0359
Correspondence, 1957-1959
5287
0360-0401
Correspondence, January-June 1960
5287
0402-0406
Correspondence, July 1960
(3 folders)
5287
0407-0516
Correspondence, July 7-8, 1960
5287
0517-0548
Correspondence, July 9-10, 1960
5287
0550-0614
Correspondence, July 11, 1960
(2 folders)
5287
0615-0662
Correspondence, July 12, 1960
5287
0663-0688
Correspondence, July 13-14, 1960
5287
0689-0727
Correspondence, July 15-18, 1960
5287
0728-0767
Correspondence, July 19-24, 1960
5287
0768-0803
Correspondence, July 25-31, 1960
5287
0804-0829
Correspondence, August 1960
5287
0831-0880
Correspondence, September-December 1960
5287
0881-0925
Correspondence, 1961-1972
5287
0927-0932
Correspondence, 1977
5287
0933-1006
Correspondence, 1979, 1993
5287
1008-1014

Series 3: Works Progress Administration Federal Art Project , 1934-1970
10.75 Linear feet
Boxes 2-14, 18, MMs009

This series documents Cahill's directorship of the WPA FAP from 1935 to 1943 and provides fairly comprehensive coverage of the development, operation, problems and accomplishments of FAP projects at the national and state level. Records include correspondence and memoranda, national and state reports, financial records, meeting minutes, exhibition files, printed material, scrapbooks and photographs and date from 1934 to 1970 with the bulk of the material dating from 1935 to 1943.
The series is arranged into fourteen subseries:
  • 3.1: General Subjects, circa 1934-1943, 1953
  • 3.2: Artist Files, 1935-1943
  • 3.3: Administration of the National WPA/FAP, 1935-1942
  • 3.4: Administration of the State WPA/FAP, 1935-1943
  • 3.5: Meeting Minutes and Transcripts, 1936-1941
  • 3.6: Allocations, 1935-1943, 1970
  • 3.7: Community Art Centers, 1934-1946
  • 3.8: FAP Divisions, 1935-1940
  • 3.9: Index of American Design, 1936-1947
  • 3.10: Exhibitions, 1935-1942
  • 3.11: Other New Deal Art Projects, 1935-1942
  • 3.12: Publicity and Printed Material, 1934-1944, 1961
  • 3.13: Scrapbooks, 1936-1939
  • 3.14: Photographs, circa 1935-1948
3.1: General Subjects, circa 1934-1943, 1953
This subseries contains general records of the FAP including correspondence and memoranda, information on administrators, advisory committee records, employment statistics, manuals and reports.
Records relating to administrators include biographical sketches and/or photographs of the following FAP administrators: Donald Bear, Thaddeus Clapp, D. S. Defenbacher, Audrey McMahon, Eric Mose, Concetta Scaravaglione, Alexander Stavenitz, and George Thorp. The records include photos of McMahon, Mose, Scaravaglione, Stavenitz, and Thorp.
Advisory committe records include lists of committee members for the Federal Music Project, the Federal Theatre Project, and the Federal Art Project; correspondence related to the selection of members for the Fine and Applied Arts Committee of the FAP; and information (such as names, addresses and occupations) concerning members of FAP advisory committees organized by state.
General files include reports on various aspects of the FAP and general program operations and accomplishments, program descriptions and summaries, procedural documents and administrative forms. These are followed by lists of FAP projects, a notebook documenting FAP activities in the southern states and a report on the FAP's activities to 1939.
Also found here are records relating to support and criticism of the FAP, the war effort and "negro art" including memoranda, reports, a typescript of a speech by Thomas C. Parker, press releases and printed material.
Description Container
Administrators, Lists of, circa 1935-1936
5287
1132-1142
Administrators, Photographs and Biographical Sketches, circa 1935-1936
5287
1143-1171
Advisory Committees, circa 1935
1105
0366-0382
Advisory Committees Correspondence, 1935
1105
0383-0408
Advisory Committees, Alabama, circa 1939-1940
1105
0409-0414
Advisory Committees, California, circa 1939-1940
1105
0415-0431
Advisory Committees, Colorado, circa 1939-1940
1105
0432-0434
Advisory Committees, Connecticut, 1939-1940
1105
435
Advisory Committees, Delaware, circa 1939-1940
1105
0436-0438
Advisory Committees, District of Columbia, circa 1939-1940
1105
0439-0441
Advisory Committees, Florida, 1939-1940
1105
0442-0444
Advisory Committees, Illinois, circa 1939-1940
1105
0445-0453
Advisory Committees, Iowa, circa 1939-1940
1105
0454-0464
Advisory Committees, Louisiana, circa 1939-1940
1105
0465-0468
Advisory Committees, Maine, circa 1939-1940
1105
0469-0471
Advisory Committees, Maryland, circa 1939-1940
1105
0476-0481
Advisory Committees, Massachusetts, circa 1939-1940
1105
0472-0475
Advisory Committees, Michigan, circa 1939-1940
1105
0482-0492
Advisory Committees, Minnesota, 1939
1105
493
Advisory Committees, Missouri, 1939-1940
1105
494
Advisory Committees, Montana, 1939
1105
495
Advisory Committees, New Hampshire, 1939-1940
1105
496
Advisory Committees, New Jersey, 1939-1940
1105
0497-0499
Advisory Committees, New York, 1939-1940
1105
0500-0501
Advisory Committees, North Carolina, 1939
1105
502
Advisory Committees, Ohio, 1940
1105
503
Advisory Committees, Oklahoma, circa 1939-1940
1105
504
Advisory Committees, Oregon, 1939
1105
0505-0509
Advisory Committees, Pennsylvania, circa 1939-1940
1105
0510-0515
Advisory Committees, Rhode Island, circa 1939-1940
1105
0516-0517
Correspondence and Memoranda, circa 1935
NDA 15
0399-0400
Correspondence and Memoranda, 1935-1936
(1 of 2)
NDA 15
0374-0398
Correspondence and Memoranda, 1935-1936
(2 of 2)
NDA 15
0682-0728
Correspondence and Memoranda, 1936-1937
NDA 15
0417-0430
Correspondence and Memoranda, 1938
NDA 15
0729-0733
Correspondence and Memoranda, 1938-1939
NDA 15
0431-0479
Correspondence and Memoranda, 1939
(1 of 2)
NDA 15
0734-0740
Correspondence and Memoranda, 1939
(2 of 2)
NDA 15
0748-0754
Correspondence and Memoranda, 1940
(1 of 3)
NDA 15
0480-0488
Correspondence and Memoranda, 1940
(2 of 3)
NDA 15
0741-0743
Correspondence and Memoranda, 1940
(3 of 3)
NDA 15
0746-0747
Correspondence and Memoranda, 1941
(1 of 2)
NDA 15
0744-0745
Correspondence and Memoranda, 1941
(2 of 2)
NDA 15
0755-0766
Correspondence and Memoranda, 1942
NDA 15
0489-0493
Correspondence and Memoranda, 1942-1943
NDA 15
0767-0789
Correspondence and Memoranda, circa 1943
NDA 15
0798-0803
Correspondence and Memoranda, 1953
NDA 15
0790-0797
Draft Operating Manual of Museum Services and Education Aids, circa 1935-1940
1105
0581-0615
Employment Figures, 1935-1936, undated
1107
0383-0422
Employment Figures, January-March 1936
1107
0423-0453
Employment Figures, April-December 1936
1107
0454-0480
Employment Figures, 1937-1942
1107
0481-0507
Employment Figures, 1942
NDA 15
1031-1032
General Files, undated
(1 of 3)
NDA 15
340
General Files, undated
(2 of 3)
NDA 15
0558-0559
General Files, undated
(3 of 3)
NDA 15
0665-0667
General Files, circa 1934-1935
5288
0093-0245
General Files, circa 1935
(1 of 2)
1105
0282-0292
General Files, circa 1935
(2 of 2)
5288
0247-0400
General Files, circa 1936
5288
0401-0574
General Files, 1936
(1 of 2)
NDA 15
0401-0416
General Files, 1936
(2 of 2)
NDA 15
0822-0853
General Files, circa 1937
(1 of 2)
5288
0575-0804
General Files, circa 1937
(2 of 2)
NDA 15
0569-0601
General Files, circa 1938
5288
0805-1117
General Files, circa 1939
5288
1118-1243
General Files, 1939
(1 of 2)
NDA 15
0606-0615
General Files, 1939
(2 of 2)
NDA 15
0873-0889
General Files, circa 1940
5288
1244-1520
General Files, 1940
NDA 15
0657-0664
General Files, circa 1941
5289
0004-0227
General Files, circa 1935-1942
1105
0557-0580
General Files, circa 1942
5289
0229-0260
General Files, 1942
(1 of 2)
NDA 15
0645-0654
General Files, 1942
(2 of 2)
1105
0542-0552
General Files, circa 1942-1943
NDA 15
0890-0977
General Files, circa 1943
5289
0261-0362
Lists of Projects, 1942
5287
1120-1128
Miscellaneous Records, 1940-1942
1109
1023-1065
Notebook, FAP Region 3, Southern, 1935
5287
1405-1493
Report, National WPA/FAP: Summary and Recommendations for Continuation, 1939
1105
0975-1086
WPA/FAP and Negro Art, 1938-1943
1105
0616-0635
WPA/FAP, Criticism of, 1936-1943
1105
0636-0645
WPA/FPA, Support of, 1936-1939, undated
(1 of 2)
1108
0939-0941
WPA/FPA, Support of, 1936-1939, undated
(2 of 2)
1105
0646-0666
WPA/FPA and War Effort, 1940-1943
1105
0667-0784
3.2: Artist Files, 1935-1943
This subseries contains records relating to FAP artists. Correspondence is primarily between Cahill and various artists and includes letters of recommendation written by Cahill. General records include a typescript of an interview with Edith Halpert of Downtown Galleries, a document containing case studies on the "Adjustments of Individuals" during FAP work in Michigan; and printed material. A notebook entitled "Artists Whose Loan Assignments Have Been Completed," records "loans" of artists to various states and cities in order to work on FAP projects.
All individual artist files contain a biographical sketch of the artist, unless otherwise noted. Some files also contain photographs of the artist, as indicated.
Description Container
Artist Files, Correspondence, 1935-1943
1107
0038-0098
Artist Files, General Records, 1935-1943
1107
0001-0021
Artist Files, Lists of Artists and Works, 1938-1941
5287
1173-1266
Artist Files, Notebook "Artists Whose Loan Assignments Have Been Completed,", 1938-1939
1107
0099-0157
Abbott, Berenice, undated
5287
1268-1270
Barela, Patrocino, circa 1935
(resume)
1107
0022-0026
Bennett, Gwendolyn, undated
5287
1271-1272
Bird, Elzy J., undated
5287
1273-1274
Brown, Samuel J., undated
(includes photo of Brown)
5287
1275-1279
Bufano, Beniamino, undated
5287
1280-1284
Bufano, Beniamino, 1941
(catalog)
1107
0027-0037
Cervantez, Pedro, undated
(includes photo of Cervantez)
5287
1285-1287
Curtis, Phillip C., undated
5287
1288-1289
Evergood, Philip, 1939
(includes photo of Evergood)
5287
1290-1292
Gershoy, Eugenie, undated
5287
1293-1294
Gettens, Rutherford J., undated
5287
1295-1296
Gorky, Arshile, undated
5287
1297-1298
Gregory, Waylande, undated
5287
1299-1303
Guglielmi, Louis, undated
5287
1304-1305
Hiler, Hilaire, undated
5287
1306-1307
Hord, Donal, undated
5287
1308-1309
Hunter, R. Vernon, undated
5287
1310-1311
Jacobi, Eli, undated
5287
1312-1313
Knaths, Karl, undated
5287
1314-1315
Kopman, Benjamin, undated
5287
1316-1318
Macdonald-Wright, Stanton, undated
5287
1319-1322
Murray, Hester Miller, undated
5287
1323-1325
Newell, James Michael, undated
(includes photo of Newell)
5287
1326-1329
Olds, Elizabeth, undated
(includes photo of Olds)
5287
1330-1333
Palo-Kangas, John, undated
(includes photo of Palo-Kangas)
5287
1334-1336
Park, Paul, undated
(includes photo of Park)
5287
1337-1338
Quirt, Walter, undated
(includes phot of Quirt)
5287
1339-1343
Rourke, Constance, undated
5287
1344-1345
Segal, George, undated
(photo of Segal only; see also Box 18)
5287
1346-1348
Seltzer, Leo, undated
(photo of Seltzer only)
5287
1349-1351
Siporin, Mitchell, undated
(includes photo of Siporin)
5287
1352-1357
Sommer, William, undated
(includes photo of Sommer)
5287
1358-1362
Speck, Walter E., undated
(includes photo of Speck)
5287
1363-1368
Sutton, Harry H., undated
(includes photo of Sutton)
5287
1369-1372
Trentham Eugene, undated
(typescript by and photo of Trentham)
5287
1373-1377
Velonis, Anthony, undated
(includes photo of Velonis)
5287
1378-1382
Viviano, Emmanuel, undated
(includes photo of Viviano)
5287
1383-1386
Ward, Lynd, 1939
(includes photo of Ward)
5287
1387-1390
Weisenborn, Rudolph, undated
(includes photo of Weisenborn)
5287
1391-1395
White, Francis Robert, undated
(includes photo of White)
5287
1396-1399
Wolff, Robert Jay, undated
(includes photo of Wolff)
5287
1400-1404
3.3: Administration of the National WPA/FAP, 1935-1942
This subseries includes detailed financial records, memoranda, organizational charts and plans, and reports documenting the administration of the FAP at the national level.
A file relating to the 1939 changeover includes a typescript by George Biddle, Memorandum on a Post-War Reorganization of the Section of Fine Arts and Other Federal Art Projects, and a reprint of Art Under Five Years of Federal Patronage, also by Biddle.
Reports consist pimarily of progress reports provided by Cahill and Thomas C. Parker in addition to several general reports written by Cahill, scattered field trip reports, and miscellanous documents providing general accounts of the activities of the FAP.
General memoranda and program descriptons contain questionnaire results, descriptions of FAP programs, typescripts containing general program descriptions (possibly given as speeches or issued as press releases), and related news clippings.
Summaries of WPA art programs includes five copies of a document, "The WPA Art Program - A Summary," with hand-written notations updating the information in the Summary through 1942.
Description Container
1939 Changeover and After, 1939-1942
1106
0113-0210
Financial Records, Vouchers for Per Diem, 1942
1105
0154-0249
Financial Records, Vouchers for Per Diem, 1942-1943
1105
0250-0280
Financial Reports, Allotments and Encumberances, 1936-1937
1106
0319-0333
Financial Reports, Analysis of Expenditures, 1935-1943
1106
0358-0389
Financial Reports, Financial Summaries, 1936-1939
1106
0390-0394
Financial Reports, State Directors of Finance and Statistics, 1937
1106
0356-0357
Financial Reports, Status of Art Project, 1936
1106
0334-0355
Memoranda, 25% Non-Relief Exemptions, 1935-1936
1106
0001-0112
Memoranda, General, and Program Descriptions, 1936-1940
1105
1171-1328
Memoranda, Sponsorship, 1937
1106
0306-0318
Organization Charts, circa 1938
1105
1088-1092
Organization Plan, 1938
1105
1093-1170
Reports, 1936-1937
1105
1329-1446
Reports, 1937
NDA 15
0560-0568
Reports, 1939
NDA 15
0504-0508
Reports, 1937-1940
1105
1447-1552
Summaries of WPA Art Programs, 1940-1942
1106
0211-0305
3.4: Administration of the State WPA/FAP, 1935-1943
This subseries contains records documenting the adminstration of the FAP at the state level. It includes general correspondence and memoranda regarding state activities as well as reports of state program operations and accomplishments, field trip reports, and newsletters and bulletins from state art centers organized alphabetically by state.
This subseries contains a second set of state studies which, in addition to administrative reports, includes reports representing research and writing conducted as part of the FAP work done at the state level. The second group of reports is also arranged alphabetically by state, and then chronologically, and includes social studies conducted by members of the Federal Writers Program.
Description Container
Correspondence, 1935-1940
1106
0395-0417
Field Trip Reports, 1935
NDA 15
0804-0807
Lists of State and Regional Directors, circa 1935-1936
NDA 15
0808-0821
Memoranda to State and Regional Directors, 1935-1936
1105
0127-0145
Memoranda to State and Regional Directors, 1937
1105
0104-0126
Memoranda to State and Regional Directors, 1938
1105
0076-0103
Memoranda to State and Regional Directors, 1939
1105
0065-0075
Memoranda to State and Regional Directors, Requisitioned Material, 1936
1105
0146-0153
Midwest Mural Competition, undated
5290
0506-0516
California, undated
NDA 15
0978-0989
California, circa 1935-1937
1106
0418-0513
Florida, circa 1936
1106
0514-0522
Illinois, 1936
NDA 15
0862-0865
Illinois, 1940
1106
0523-0530
Iowa, 1936
NDA 15
0859-0861
Iowa, circa 1937
1106
0531-0537
Kansas, 1935
1106
0538-0540
Kansas, 1936
NDA 15
0854-0858
Minnesota, undated
NDA 15
0532-0538
Minnesota, 1939
1106
0541-0550
Minnesota, 1943
1106
0554-0562
Missouri, 1935
NDA 15
0539-0557
Missouri, 1942
1106
0551-0553
New York City, 1935-1943
1106
0563-0594
New York State, 1937-1938
1107
0701-0737
North Carolina, 1936
1106
595
Oregon, 1940
1106
0596-0601
Pennsylvania, circa 1935-1940
1106
0602-0612
Texas, 1935
1106
0613-0617
Virginia, 1936
1106
0618-0625
Wyoming, 1937
1106
0626-0654
Arizona, The Phoenix Art Center by Morsell, undated
5289
0364-0372
California, [ Young California Artists] by Morsell for Parnassus, undated
5289
0373-0377
California, The Hand-Writing on the Walls by Homer W. Evans, undated
5289
0378-0389
California, The Study of Early American Wall Painting in Southern California by Warren W. Lemmon, undated
5289
0390-0400
California, Redwood Sculpture on the Federal Art Project, undated
5289
0401-0402
California, Children's Art Classes by Vivian Swelander, undated
5289
0403-0409
California, An Exhibition for Artists and Layman Behind the Scenes in Making a Mosaic, undated
5289
0410-0413
California, An Exhibition That Graphically Demonstrates the Use of Art in Public Buildings, undated
5289
414
California, Aquatic Park Exhibition, undated
5289
0415-0422
California, [ Beniamino Bufano], undated
5289
0423-0425
California, Sculpture Produced on Federal Art Project of the WPA, California, undated
5289
0426-0427
California, Southern California Creates, undated
5289
0428-0455
California, Federal Art Project, Los Angeles Museum, 1936
5289
0457-0461
California, [ Federal Art Project], 1936
5289
0462-0465
California, Report from the Northern California Project, circa 1937
5289
472
California, Transcript of Interview Was There A Mission Style of Design? with Frank Freidel and Warren W. Lemmon, 1937
5289
0466-0471
California, Folk Arts in California From 1769 to 1846 by Marjorie Evelyn De Bord, 1938
5289
0473-0555
California, Federal Art Project Reviews Accomplishment, 1938
5289
0556-0557
California, Untitled, circa 1938
5289
558
California, Calfornia's Medical Story in Fresco, 1939
5289
0559-0574
California, Historical Murals in the Los Angeles County Hall of Records Board of Supervisors Hearing Room, 1939
5289
0575-0601
California, Southern California Art Project, Los Angeles Museum, 1939
5289
0602-0611
California, Federal Art Project, [1940]
5289
0612-0616
California, Southern California Art Project, 1942
5289
0617-0629
District of Columbia, The Works Program, undated
5289
0630-0634
District of Columbia, National Exhibit of Children's Art, undated
5289
0635-0638
District of Columbia, The Federal Art Project: A Summary, undated
5289
0639-0644
Florida, Autobiographical Sketch by Eve Alsman Fuller, 1936
5289
0645-0648
Florida, Financial Report of Federal Art Galleries of Florida, 1936
5289
0649-0650
Florida, Jacksonville WPA Art Center Brochure, 1942
5289
0651-0658
Florida, Report on the History of the FAP in Florida, 1942
5289
0659-0707
Illinois, Cotton Mather by M. R. Bevier, undated
5289
0708-0724
Illinois, The Centennial Exposition of 1876 by Helen Sikuta, undated
5289
0725-0806
Illinois, Early Clockmakers in the United States by Oscar Bluhme, undated
5289
0807-0823
Illinois, Swiss in Chicago Prior to 1900 by Albert Rudin, undated
5289
0824-0828
Illinois, Polish Emmigration by Stanley Mazur, undated
5289
0829-0849
Illinois, English Settlement, Edwards County, Illinois, undated
5289
0850-0854
Illinois, Moravian Brethren by Helen Sikuta, undated
5289
0855-0883
Illinois, Early Textiles of the Mormon Pioneers by E. J. Bird, undated
5289
0884-0886
Illinois, Notes on Coverlets, undated
5289
0887-0897
Illinois, Early American Copper, undated
5289
0898-0901
Illinois, Mural America by Increase Robinson, undated
5289
0902-0917
Illinois, Applied Arts Report, undated
5289
0918-0958
Illinois, Bishop Hill Paintings by Archie Thompson, undated
5289
0985-0988
Illinois, Bishop Hill Colony by Ingegerd Linden, circa 1936
5289
0970-0984
Illinois, Bishop Hill Biographies by Unidentified Author, circa 1936
5289
0989-1008
Illinois, Bishop Hill, Illinois, 1936
(includes 5 photos of the town)
5289
0961-0969
Illinois, Suggestions For Material and Its Location in Illinois, 1936
5289
1010-1016
Illinois, WPA Sculptors Lift Chisels to a 2 1/2 Hour Day, Press Digest, August 19, 1936
5289
1017
Illinois, Condensed Statistical Report Covering Mural Project in Illinois, October 27, 1936
5289
1018
Illinois, Stencilled Walls by William L. Warren, 1937
5289
0959-0960
Illinois, Bishop's Hill by Holger Cahill, 1941
5289
1009
Illinois, Project Officials Hail Illinois Art Show at Federal Gallery, February 15, 1938
5289
1019-1022
Illinois, The Illinois Art Project, [1939]
5289
1023-1029
Illinois, Baseball In Old Chicago, 1939
5289
1030-1070
Illinois, Millar's Chicago Letter, 1940
5289
1071-1082
Iowa, A Guide to Dubuque, 1937
5289
1083-1103
Iowa, [ Sioux City Community Federal Art Center], 1938
5289
1104-1114
Iowa, Information and Reports on the Two Hemisphere Band Chariot, 1938
5289
1115-1143
Louisiana, Report by Gideon T. Stanton, undated
(1 of 2)
5289
1144-1146
Louisiana, Report by Gideon T. Stanton, undated
(2 of 2)
5289
1149-1152
Louisiana, Statement by Dr. Robert E. Plunkett, undated
5289
1147-1148
Louisiana, New Orleans: What To See, How To See It, 1935
5289
1153-1154
Louisiana, Afton Villa, 1935
5289
1155-1163
Louisiana, Report of Federal Art Project of Louisiana as of, May 1, 1939
5289
1164-1169
Michigan, Untitled Report, undated
5289
1170-1184
Michigan, Michigan School for the Blind Receives Sculpture by WPA Artists, undated
5289
1185
Michigan, Lincoln by Samuel Cashwan, undated
5289
1186
Michigan, The Puppets of the Lano Family, undated
5289
1187-1189
Michigan, Fredenthal Murals in the Detroit Naval Armory, undated
5289
1190-1192
Michigan, Edgar Yaeger's Murals in the Detroit Naval Armory, undated
5289
1193-1194
Michigan, Royal Oak High School Receives Mural Panel by the Makielski Brothers, undated
5289
1195-1196
Michigan, Exhibition Press Releases, Index of American Design, 1937-1938
5289
1197-1201
Michigan, Report on Art Projects for Unemployment Relief in Michigan, 1935-1942 by Paul McPharlin, [1942]
5289
1202-1237
Minnesota, Minnesota Artist, 1939
5289
1238-1251
Minnesota, [ Walker Art Center], 1940
5289
1252-1283
Missouri, Press Release, undated
5289
1284-1289
Missouri, People's Art Service Center, undated
5289
1290-1292
Missouri, Work Projects Administration Service Division - Missouri, Accomplishment Report, February 1, 1943
5289
1293-1335
Nebraska, Nebraska Folklore: Pioneer Recollections, 1940
5289
1336-1349
New Jersey, Program Operation Report, undated
5289
1350-1360
New Jersey, The Williamsburg Housing and Newark Airport Projects by Burgoyne Diller, undated
5289
1361-1362
New Mexico, Spanish Colonial Arts in New Mexico by R. Vernon Hunter, undated
5289
1363-1380
New York, American Artists Face the Future, undated
5289
1381-1395
New York, Statistical Report of the Art Teaching Project, 1936
5289
1396
New York, Federal Art Centers of New York, circa 1938
5289
1414-1433
New York, A Community Art Center for Harlem, circa 1938
5289
1434-1445
New York, Recent Prints Available for Allocation, circa 1938
5289
1446-1454
New York, Descriptions of Paintings from the Art and Psychopathology Exhibition, 1938
5289
1397-1413
New York, Free Guided Tours, 1938
5289
1455-1458
New York, Art Work in Non-Federal Buildings and the Federal Art Project of the City of New York, circa 1939
5289
1459-1473
New York, Art Caravan Report, April-May 1939
5289
1474-1488
New York, Art Caravan Report, cont., April-May 1939
(includes photos of Art Caravan)
5290
0004-0077
New York, Art Caravan Report, June-August 1939
(includes photos of Art Caravan)
5290
0078-0161
New York, Record of Program Operation and Accomplishment, 1943
5290
0162-0185
North Carolina, The WPA and Winston-Salem Art Center, undated
5290
0186-0189
North Carolina, Manual of Operation and Procedure of North Carolina Federal Art Projects, 1936-1937
5290
0190-0209
North Carolina, Report on the Preservation of Mountain Culture in Great Smoky Mountains National Park by Dr. Hans Huth, 1941
5290
0210-0244
Ohio, Cleveland Museum of Art, Eductional Work with High Schools, circa 1933
5290
0245-0249
Ohio, Cleveland Museum of Art, Educational Functions of an Art Museum, 1933
5290
0250-0253
Ohio, Cleveland Museum of Art, Museum Educational Work for the General Public, 1939
5290
0254-0256
Ohio, Cleveland Museum of Art, The Art Museum and the Secondary School, circa 1940
5290
0257-0267
Ohio, Cleveland Museum of Art, Visual Material Available for Use in Secondary Schools, 1940
5290
0268-0312
Ohio, Cleveland Museum of Art, Report on Work with Shaker Heights Secondary Schools, 1940
5290
0313-0398
Oklahoma, Record of Program Operation and Accomplishment, undated
5290
0399-0405
Oklahoma, Report by Nan Sheets, 1936
(includes photo of Sheets)
5290
0406-0409
Oregon, Report on Salem Federal Art Center, undated
5290
0410-0421
Oregon, Art in Timberline Lodge by E. J. Griffith, undated
5290
0422-0423
Oregon, The Problem of Gallery Attendants by Charles Val Clear, undated
5290
0424-0429
Oregon, WPA Community Art Centers, undated
5290
0430-0435
Pennsylvania, Report on the Subject of Ornamental Cast Iron in Philadelphia in the First Half of the 19th Century by Katherine Milhous, 1936
5290
0436-0455
Pennsylvania, The Harmony Society in Pennsylvania, 1937
5290
0456-0476
Pennsylvania, Defense Work in Progress, 1941
5290
0477-0478
Virginia, Memoranda on Community Art Centers, circa 1938
5290
0479-0504
Washington State, Bulletin of the Spokane Art Center, 1939
5290
0517-0525
Wisconsin, Artist Who Painted Pope Pius XI Makes Show Place of Old Barn, undated
5290
0527-0530
Wisconsin, Miscellaneous Publicity and Notes from Press Digest, 1937, undated
5290
0531-0534
Wisconsin, Notes on and Statements by Wisconsin Artists, 1939
5290
0535-0545
Wisconsin, Record of Program Operation and Accomplishment, 1942
5290
0546-0574
Wyoming, A Review of the Federal Art Galleries in Wyoming by E. E. Lowry, 1938
5290
0575-0582
3.5: Meeting Minutes and Transcripts, 1936-1941
This subseries contains minutes and transcripts of WPA/FAP meetings and conferences, arranged chronologically.
Description Container
Planning Program of Work and Travel Conference, undated
1105
0553-0556
Regional and State Directors Conference, September 1936
1105
0533-0541
Fogg Museum Meeting, January 20, 1938
5288
0003-0026
Federal Art Directors Conference, Washington, D.C., May 1938
5292
0404-0440
Annual Meeting of the American Handicraft Council, February 1940
NDA 15
0990-0994
Community Service Projects Meeting, May 21-23, 1940
1105
0518-0532
Community Service Projects Meeting, May 29, 1940
5288
0048-0051
Art Supervisors Conference, Washington, D.C., January 1941
5288
0052-0064
Conference on the Arts Program of the WPA, Transcript, Part 1, October-November 1941
1105
0785-0866
Conference on the Arts Program of the WPA, Transcript, Part 2, October-November 1941
1105
0867-0904
Conference on the Arts Program of the WPA, Transcript, Part 3, October-November 1941
1105
0905-0974
3.6: Allocations, 1935-1943, 1970
This subseries documents financial allotments for the FAP program on a national and state level. It contains chronologically arranged correspondence and memoranda showing total allocations and containing lists breaking down allotments by state, as well as general correspondence related to allocations.
Allocation control cards were produced by the FAP's graphic arts division as a record of prints received in, and distributed by, the FAP's office in Washington D.C. for allocation and exhibition purposes. They give a number indicating the exhibition in which each print was included and a number indicating the total number of prints received (see General Correspondence, 1970, in this subseries). The cards are organized alphabetically by state.
Also found here are tables of financial allotment statistics, printed material related to allocations of art work and a notebook entitled Congressional and D.C. Allocations.
Description Container
Allocation Control Cards, California, circa 1935-1941
(1 of 2)
1106
1093-1186
Allocation Control Cards, California, circa 1935-1941
(2 of 2)
1106
1274-1279
Allocation Control Cards, Colorado, circa 1935-1941
1106
1187-1190
Allocation Control Cards, Connecticut, circa 1935-1941
1106
1191-1193
Allocation Control Cards, Florida, circa 1935-1941
1106
1194-1195
Allocation Control Cards, Illinois, circa 1935-1941
1106
1196-1217
Allocation Control Cards, Kansas, circa 1935-1941
1106
1218-1219
Allocation Control Cards, Louisiana, circa 1935-1941
1106
1220-1221
Allocation Control Cards, Massachusetts, circa 1935-1941
1106
1222-1250
Allocation Control Cards, Michigan, circa 1935-1941
1106
1251-1259
Allocation Control Cards, Minnesota, circa 1935-1941
1106
1260-1266
Allocation Control Cards, New Hampshire, circa 1935-1941
1106
1267-1269
Allocation Control Cards, New Mexico, circa 1935-1941
1106
1270-1272
Allocation Control Cards, New York, circa 1935-1941
(1 of 2)
1106
1273
Allocation Control Cards, New York, circa 1935-1941
(2 of 2)
1106
1280-1419
Allocation Control Cards, Ohio, circa 1935-1941
1106
1420-1454
Allocation Control Cards, Oregon, circa 1935-1941
1106
1455-1456
Allocation Control Cards, Pennsylvania, circa 1935-1941
1106
1457-1492
Allocation Control Cards, Rhode Island, circa 1935-1941
1106
1493-1495
Allocation Control Cards, Utah, circa 1935-1941
1106
1496-1497
Allocation Control Cards, Washington, circa 1935-1941
1106
1498-1506
Allocation Control Cards, Wisconsin, circa 1935-1941
1106
1507-1512
Allocation Statistics, 1935-1937
1106
1061-1090
Allocations to States, 1935
1106
0875-0899
Allocations to States, January-March 1936
1106
0900-0931
Allocations to States, April 1936
1106
0932-0958
Allocations to States, May-June 1936
1106
0959-0989
Allocations to States, July 1936
1106
0990-1029
Allocations to States, July 1936-January 1937
1106
1030-1060
Commercial Standards for Artists' Oil Paints, 1939
NDA 15
0668-0681
Commercial Standards for Artists' Oil Paints, 1941-1943
1106
0675-0704
General Correspondence, 1936-1943
1106
0655-0674
General Correspondence, 1970
1106
1092
Notebook, Congressional and D.C. Allocations, 1936-1941
1106
0705-0803
Printed Material, 1936-1939
1106
0804-0874
3.7: Community Art Centers, 1934-1946
This subseries includes reports on various community art centers and news clippings about the art center in Curry County, Oregon.
Description Container
News Clippings, Curry County Art Center, 1939-1941
1107
0342-0382
Reports, 1934
1107
0220-0221
Reports, circa 1935-1941
(1 of 2)
1107
0160-0204
Reports, circa 1935-1941
(2 of 2)
1107
0214-0219
Reports, 1936
1107
0222-0283
Reports, 1937-1938
1107
0284-0322
Reports, 1938
(1 of 2)
1107
0205-0213
Reports, 1938
(2 of 2)
NDA 15
0866-0872
Reports, 1939-1946
1107
0323-0340
3.8: FAP Divisions, 1935-1940
This subseries documents the activities of FAP divisions through typescripts, an interview transcript, memoranda, printed material and copies of poster designs.
Art teaching typescripts include the following: Jacksonville Negro Art Gallery, Florida, Children's Art Gallery, Washington, D.C., Art and the Problem Child, Child Art Teaching, Saturday Morning Classes at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Information Concerning District of Columbia Children's Drawings in Big Stone Gap Exhibition, The Artist Teaches, The Functions of Art Teaching in Education, The Works Program, and Child Art.
Records relating to murals include a biographical sketch of the architect William Lescaze; a typescript entitled Statistical Note on Murals; and a booklet entitled Historical Murals in the Los Angeles County Hall of Records Board of Supervisors' Hearing Room. Records relating to posters include a typescript entitled List of Visual Aid and Other Training Material Produced for Military Establishments by Missouri Graphics Phase Units, 28 copies of poster designs, and a photograph of men in a poster composition room.
Description Container
Art Teaching, 1936-1939
1107
0738-0798
Crafts, 1940
1107
0799-0804
Design Laboratory, 1935-1936
1107
0805-0809
Graphic Art, 1940
1107
0810-0866
Murals, 1936-1939
1107
0867-0906
Posters, circa 1935-1940
1107
0907-0977
3.9: Index of American Design, 1936-1947
The purpose of the Index of American Design was to compile a pictorial record of objects in the decorative, applied and folk arts, particularly objects of American origin. This subseries includes correspondence, memoranda, manuals, reports, typescripts, press releases, state reports primarily concerning Illinois projects, exhibition loan records, printed material and photographs of exhibitions and artwork, documenting that endeavor.
Articles and reports include documents and manuals describing the form and function of the Index, and outlining related procedures to be followed. They also include typescripts about the Index including Recording American Design, [ The Shaker Portfolio], The Derivation and History of Weathervanes, A Short History of the Weathervane, The Eagle in American Design, American Traditions for Young People, and Notes on American Carvers and Carving. Also found here are press releases, notes, a list of collectors, memoranda, Art Circular No. 3 and a reprint entitled American Popular Art as Recorded in the Index of American Design by Erwin O. Christensen.
Photographs include a bound portfolio of photographs of index plates representing artist renderings of Illinois objects, and a series of photographs depicting the process of making an index plate.
Description Container
Articles and Reports, circa 1936-1941
1107
1075-1234
Articles and Reports, 1936
1107
1235-1285
Articles and Reports, 1937
1107
1286-1310
Articles and Reports, 1938
1107
1311-1396
Articles and Reports, 1941, 1947
1107
1397-1412
Correspondence and Memoranda, undated
1107
0979-0985
Correspondence and Memoranda, 1936
1107
0993-1058
Correspondence and Memoranda, 1937, 1940
1107
1059-1068
Correspondence and Memoranda, 1941-1942
(1 of 2)
1107
1069-1074
Correspondence and Memoranda, 1941-1942
(2 of 2)
1107
0986-0992
Lists of Artwork/Receipts for Exhibition Loans, 1936
5292
0683-0730
Notes, circa 1936-1942
(1 of 2)
1108
0263-0304
Notes, circa 1936-1942
(2 of 2)
5292
0672-0682
State Reports, 1942
1107
1413-1438
State Reports, Illinois, 1942
(1 of 2)
1107
1439-1503
State Reports, Illinois, 1942
(2 of 2)
1108
0001-0262
Portfolio of Index Plates from Illinois, 1942
1108
0554-0938
Printed Material, Booklet The Silkscreen Process, 1941
1108
0508-0553
Photographs, Exhibitions, 1938-1939
1108
0305-0328
Photographs, "Making an Index Plate,", circa 1936-1942
1108
0367-0423
Photographs, Objects, circa 1936-1942
(1 of 3)
1108
0329-0366
Photographs, Objects, circa 1936-1942
(2 of 3)
1108
0424-0491
Photographs, Objects, circa 1936-1942
(3 of 3)
1108
0506-0507
Photographs, Shaker Buildings and People, circa 1936-1942
1108
0492-0505
3.10: Exhibitions, 1935-1942
This subseries consists of reports on exhibitions, shipping receipts for artwork, news clippings, exhibition catalogs, and records relating to the FAP Exhibition of Contemporary Art at the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair.
Records of the New York World'd Fair exhibition include correspondence, typescripts, memoranda, a budget plan, a list of sculptors employed by the FAP in New York City, prospectuses for artists, a calendar of events, press releases, printed material and photographs.
Description Container
Catalogs, 1936-1939
1107
584-683
Childrens' Art Exhibitions, 1937-1939
1107
539-563
New York World's Fair Exhibition (1939-1940), 1935-1938
5292
0732-0778
New York World's Fair Exhibition (1939-1940), 1938-1939
5292
0780-0839
New York World's Fair Exhibition (1939-1940), 1939
5292
0841-0888
New York World's Fair Exhibition (1939-1940), 1939-1940
5292
0890-0950
New York World's Fair Exhibition (1939-1940), 1940
1107
564-583
Exhibition Reports, 1936-1942
1107
509-538
News Clippings, 1936-1939
1107
684-700
3.11: Other New Deal Art Projects, 1935-1942
This subseries contains records related to two other New Deal art projects: the Office of Emergency Management (OEM) Art Project and the Treasury Department Art Project (TDAP). Included here are one bulletin relating to the former and four letters and a series of bulletins relating to the latter.
Description Container
OEM Art Bulletin No.1, 1942
1109
1068-1069
TDAP Correspondence, 1935
1109
1014-1022
TDAP Bulletin No. 1, March 1, 1935
5290
0583-0595
TDAP Bulletin No. 2, April 1, 1935
5290
0596-0609
TDAP Bulletin No. 3, May-June 1935
5290
0610-0625
TDAP Bulletin No. 4, July-August 1935
5290
0626-0641
TDAP Bulletin No. 5, September 1935
5290
0642-0662
TDAP Bulletin No. 6, October-November 1935
5290
0663-0678
TDAP Bulletin No. 7, December 1935
5290
0679-0696
TDAP Bulletin No. 8, January-February 1936
5290
0697-0732
TDAP Bulletin No. 9, March-May 1936
5290
0733-0756
TDAP Bulletin No. 10, June-August 1936
5290
0757-0776
TDAP Bulletin No. 11, September 1936-February 1937
5290
0777-0795
TDAP Bulletin No. 12, February 1937
5290
0796-0812
TDAP Bulletin No. 13, March-June 1937
5290
0813-0829
TDAP Bulletin No. 14, July 1937-January 1938
5290
0830-0862
TDAP Bulletin No. 15, March 1938
5290
0863-0873
TDAP Bulletin No. 16, circa April-August 1938
5290
0874-0881
TDAP Bulletin No. 17, September 1938
5290
0882-0898
TDAP Bulletin No. 18, February 1939
5290
0899-0918
TDAP Bulletin No. 19, June 1939
5290
0919-0948
TDAP Bulletin No. 20, November 1939
5290
0949-0965
TDAP Bulletin No. 21, March 1940
5290
0966-0981
TDAP Bulletin No. 22, September 1940
5290
0982-1003
TDAP Bulletin No. 23, March 1941
5290
1004-1010
TDAP Bulletin No. 24, May 1941
5290
1011-1016
TDAP Bulletin No. 8 (duplicate), January-February 1936
1109
1070-1105
TDAP Bulletin No. 10 (duplicate), June-August 1936
1109
1106-1125
3.12: Publicity and Printed Material, 1934-1944, 1961
This subseries contains printed material relating to the WPA/FAP as well as material used for publicity including transcripts of lectures and essays (some with hand-written notations), news clippings, press releases, and publications. For additional material of this type see Series 4: Writings, Lectures and Speeches and Series 8: Printed Material. Additional press releases can be found in 3.13: Scrapbooks.
Description Container
Brochure, Purposes, Functions, Techniques: Federal Art Project Exhibitions, undated
(see MMs009)
3482
1134-1153
Government Acts and Resolutions, 1935-1939
NDA 15
0341-0373
Government Acts and Resolutions, 1939
1109
0255-0437
Lectures and Essays, undated
NDA 15
0520-0531
Lectures and Essays, 1936-circa 1940
1108
0942-1070
Lectures and Essays, 1937
(1 of 2)
NDA 15
0494-0503
Lectures and Essays, 1937
(2 of 2)
NDA 15
0602-0605
Lectures and Essays, 1941
(1 of 3)
NDA 15
0509-0519
Lectures and Essays, 1941
(2 of 3)
NDA 15
0616-0632
Lectures and Essays, 1941
(3 of 3)
NDA 15
0638-0644
List of Magazine Articles on FAP, 1940
5294
0789-0798
Press Releases, 1936-1939, undated
1108
1071-1101
Press Releases, 1941
NDA 15
0633-0637
Press Releases, 1942
NDA 15
0655-0656
News Clippings, undated
(1 of 4)
1108
1108-1124
News Clippings, undated
(2 of 4)
1108
1318
News Clippings, undated
(3 of 4)
1108
1320-1324
News Clippings, undated
(4 of 4)
1108
1327-1332
News Clippings, 1934
1108
1316-1317
News Clippings, 1935
(1 of 2)
1108
1126-1149
News Clippings, 1935
(2 of 2)
1108
1333-1337
News Clippings, 1936
(1 of 2)
1108
1150-1231
News Clippings, 1936
(2 of 2)
1108
1338-1367
News Clippings, 1937
(1 of 2; see also Box 18)
1108
1232-1257
News Clippings, 1937
(2 of 2; see also Box 18)
1108
1368-1401
News Clippings, 1938
(1 of 3)
1108
1258-1277
News Clippings, 1938
(2 of 3)
1108
1319
News Clippings, 1938
(3 of 3)
1109
0001-0107
News Clippings, 1939
(1 of 3)
1108
1278-1294
News Clippings, 1939
(2 of 3)
1108
1325-1326
News Clippings, 1939
(3 of 3)
1109
0108-0156
News Clippings, 1940
1108
1295
News Clippings, 1942
1108
1296-1314
News Clippings, 1944
1109
0157-0158
News Clippings, 1939-1943, 1961, undated
NDA 15
0995-1030
Publications, circa 1939
1109
0160-0254
Publications, 1939
1109
0438-0473
Publications, 1940
(1 of 2)
1109
0474-0598
Publications, 1940
(2 of 2)
1109
0683-0737
Publications, 1941
1109
0738-0963
Publications, 1942
1109
0964-1012
Sunday Night Art Forum Announcements, undated
1108
1102-1107
WPA Technical Problems of the Artist Series, circa 1938
5296
0747-0811
WPA Technical Series, 1940, undated
1109
0599-0682
WPA Technical Series, 1941
5296
0817-0862
3.13: Scrapbooks, 1936-1939
This subseries contains three scrapbooks: Scrapbook I contains primarily press releases from the WPA Works Program as well as state progress reports, exhibition catalogs, and miscellaneous printed material. It includes photos of sculptor Jose Ruiz de Rivera and a New York Cityscape by Berenice Abbott. Scrapbook II contains news clippings and printed material concerning FAP conferences and the Index of American Design. Scrapbook III contains news clippings, exhibition catalogs and miscellaneous printed material. It also conains six photos of art centers and exhibitions, six photos of art classes and seven photos of artwork.
Description Container
Scrapbook I, 1935
5292
1466-1494
Scrapbook I, 1936
5293
0005-0024
Scrapbook I, January-May 1937
5293
0025-0061
Scrapbook I, June 1-15, 1937
5293
0062-0092
Scrapbook I, June 16-30, 1937
5293
0093-0129
Scrapbook I, July 1-15, 1937
5293
0130-0152
Scrapbook I, July 16-31, 1937
5293
0153-0184
Scrapbook I, August 1937
5293
0185-0218
Scrapbook I, September 1-15, 1937
5293
0219-0233
Scrapbook I, September 16-30, 1937
5293
0234-0262
Scrapbook I, October 1937
5293
0263-0302
Scrapbook I, November 1-10, 1937
5293
0303-0338
Scrapbook I, November 11-19, 1937
5293
0340-0364
Scrapbook I, November 20-30, 1937
5293
0365-0383
Scrapbook I, December 1-8, 1937
5293
0384-0412
Scrapbook I, December 9-21, 1937
5293
0413-0434
Scrapbook I, December 22-31, 1937
5293
0435-0461
Scrapbook I, January 1-12, 1938
5293
0462-0493
Scrapbook I, January 13-18, 1938
5293
0494-0520
Scrapbook I, January 19-27, 1938
5293
0521-0559
Scrapbook I, January 28-31, 1938
5293
0560-0587
Scrapbook I, February 1-15, 1938
5293
0588-0642
Scrapbook I, February 16-28, 1938
5293
0643-0683
Scrapbook I, March 1-10, 1938
5293
0684-0723
Scrapbook I, March 11-23, 1938
5293
0724-0772
Scrapbook I, March 25-31, 1938
5293
0773-0801
Scrapbook I, April 1-21, 1938
5293
0802-0844
Scrapbook I, April 22-30, 1938
5293
0845-0882
Scrapbook I, May 1-10, 1938
5293
0883-0921
Scrapbook I, May 11-16, 1938
5293
0922-0956
Scrapbook I, May 17-31, 1938
5293
0957-0993
Scrapbook I, June 1-15, 1938
5293
0994-1024
Scrapbook I, June 16-30, 1938
5293
1025-1056
Scrapbook I, July 1-18, 1938
5293
1057-1113
Scrapbook I, July 19-31, 1938
5293
1114-1146
Scrapbook I, August 1-10, 1938
5293
1147-1177
Scrapbook I, August 11-20, 1938
5293
1178-1219
Scrapbook I, August 21-31, 1938
5293
1220-1247
Scrapbook I, September 1938
5293
1248-1315
Scrapbook I, October 1-21, 1938
5293
1316-1346
Scrapbook I, October 22-31, 1938
5293
1347-1370
Scrapbook I, November 1-10, 1938
5293
1371-1405
Scrapbook I, November 14-20, 1938
5293
1406-1425
Scrapbook I, November 21-30, 1938
5293
1426-1453
Scrapbook I, December 1-14, 1938
5293
1454-1500
Scrapbook I, December 15-31, 1938
5293
1501-1541
Scrapbook I, January 1-15, 1939
5294
0004-0030
Scrapbook I, January 16-24, 1939
5294
0031-0056
Scrapbook I, January 25-31, 1939
5294
0057-0093
Scrapbook I, February 1-15, 1939
5294
0094-0132
Scrapbook I, February 16-28, 1939
5294
0133-0170
Scrapbook I, March 1-14, 1939
5294
0171-0195
Scrapbook I, March 15-21, 1939
5294
0196-0222
Scrapbook I, March 22-31, 1939
5294
0223-0249
Scrapbook I, March-April 1939
5294
0250-0291
Scrapbook I, April 1-11, 1939
5294
0292-0326
Scrapbook I, April 12-30, 1939
5294
0327-0357
Scrapbook I, May 1-14, 1939
5294
0358-0396
Scrapbook I, May 15-21, 1939
5294
0397-0427
Scrapbook I, May 22-31, 1939
5294
0428-0469
Scrapbook I, June 1-12, 1939
5294
0470-0494
Scrapbook I, June 13-30, 1939
5294
0495-0534
Scrapbook I, July 1939
5294
0535-0565
Scrapbook II, 1936-1939
5294
0566-0638
Scrapbook III, 1937-1939
(see Box 18)
5294
0639-0787
3.14: Photographs, circa 1935-1948
This series begins with photographs of WPA artists, regional directors, and art administrators. The individuals pictured include: Lucienne Bloch, Karl Knaths, Donald J. Bear, Max Spivak, Increase Robinson, F. C. Harrington, Russell C. Parr, George G. Thorp, Eve Alsman Fuller, R. Bruce Inverarity, Eleanor Roosevelt with R. Bruce Inverarity, Florence Kerr, Robert Armstrong Andrews, Richard C. Morrison, Jacob Baker, Holger Cahill and Jacob Baker, Joseph Danysh, C. Adolph Glassgold, Thomas C. Parker, Elizabeth Olds, Milton Horn, Juan Sanchez, Patricino Barela, Sam Brown, Harry Hopkins and Holger Cahill, Stanton MacDonald Wright at the dedication of the Father Garces monument, John Palo-Kangas, Seminole Indians at the opening of the Miami Federal Galleries, Ellen Woodward with Thomas C. Parker, and Holger Cahill with Duncan Phillips and Harry L. Hopkins.
Also found here are three photograph "albums." Photograph Album I contains photos of artwork, installations, and Shaker furniture and buildings. Photograph Album II contains photos of artists, art classes, and artwork in addition to printed material. Photograph Album III contains photos of posters and murals, group activities and classes relating to the WPA and defense.
This series also contains thirteen photographs of "Changing New York" by Berenice Abbott. The remainder of the series consists of FAP photos of art classes, gallery installations, state art centers and staff and artwork, arranged by state.
For additional FAP photographs see 3.1 (for photographs of FAP administrators), 3.2. (for photographs of Artists), 3.8 (for photographs related to the Index of American Design), 3.10 (for photographs from the 1939-1940 World's Fair) and 3.13 (for photographs from FAP scrapbooks).
Description Container
Adminstrator Photos, circa 1936-1938
(includes photograph of Eleanor Roosevelt, 3/25/38)
1109
1126-1144
Artist, Regional Director, and Art Administrator Photos, circa 1937-1939
1109
1147-1197
Berenice Abbott Photos, 1936-1938
1109
1198-1224
Berenice Abbott, Negatives and Copy Prints, 1936-1938
unfilmed
unfilmed
Photograph Album I, circa 1936
5296
1021-1354
Photograph Album I, cont., circa 1936
5297
0004-0331
Photograph Album II, circa 1937
(see Box 18)
5297
0332-0418
Photograph Album III, circa 1936-1941
5297
0419-0478
Alabama Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(1 of 2)
1109
1225-1231
Alabama Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(2 of 2)
5297
0481-0484
Arizona Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(1 of 2)
1109
1232-1251
Arizona Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(2 of 2)
5297
0486-0554
California Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(1 of 2)
1109
1252-1337
California Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(2 of 2)
(includes photos of Benianino Bufano, Donal Hord and John Palo-Kangas)
5297
0556-0741
Colorado Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(1 of 2)
1109
1338-1354
Colorado Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(2 of 2)
5297
0743-0760
Connecticut Photographs, circa 1935-1941
5297
0762-0763
District of Columbia Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(1 of 2)
1110
0406-0428
District of Columbia Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(2 of 2)
5297
0765-0787
Florida Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(1 of 2)
1110
0001-0079
Florida Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(2 of 2)
5297
0789-0919
Idaho, Photographs, circa 1935-1941
5297
0921-0930
Illinois Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(1 of 2)
1110
0080-0161
Illinois, Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(2 of 2)
(includes photographs of Edward Millman and Mitchell Siporin)
5297
0932-1268
Indiana Photographs, circa 1935-1941
5297
1270
Iowa Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(1 of 3)
1110
0162-0163
Iowa Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(2 of 3)
5297
1272-1344
Iowa Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(3 of 3)
5298
0005-0023
Kansas Photographs, circa 1935-1941
5298
0025-0033
Louisiana Photographs, circa 1935-1941
5298
0035-0042
Maine Photographs, circa 1935-1941
5298
44
Maryland Photographs, circa 1935-1941
1110
0164-0165
Massachusetts Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(1 of 2)
1110
0166-0236
Massachusetts Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(2 of 2)
5298
0046-0189
Michigan Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(1 of 2)
1110
0237-0284
Michigan Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(2 of 2)
(includes photos of Samuel Cashwan and Walt Speck)
5298
0191-0234
Minnesota Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(1 of 2)
1110
0285-0289
Minnesota Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(2 of 2)
(includes photo of Gov. Harold E. Stassen)
5298
0236-0339
Mississippi Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(1 of 2)
1110
0290-0301
Mississippi Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(2 of 2)
5298
0341-0354
Missouri Photographs, circa 1935-1941
5298
0356-0357
Montana Photographs, circa 1935-1941
5298
0359-0378
New Mexico Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(1 of 2)
1110
0302-0311
New Mexico Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(2 of 2)
(includes photo of Patrocino Barela)
5298
0380-0497
New York Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(1 of 3)
1110
0454-0647
New York Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(2 of 3)
(includes photos of Arshile Gorky, Edward Laning, Eric Mose and James Michael Newell)
5298
0499-1357
New York Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(3 of 3)
5299
0004-0360
North Carolina Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(1 of 2)
1110
0312-0327
North Carolina Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(2 of 2)
(includes photo of Ambassador Josephus Daniels and Robert Vose)
5299
0362-0596
Ohio Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(1 of 2)
1110
328
Ohio Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(2 of 2)
5299
0598-0625
Oklahoma Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(1 of 2)
1110
0329-0338
Oklahoma Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(2 of 2)
5299
0627-0670
Oregon Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(1 of 2)
1110
0339-0346
Oregon Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(2 of 2)
(includes photo of Louis Bunce)
5299
0672-0779
Pennsylvania Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(1 of 2)
1110
0347-0350
Pennsylvania Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(2 of 2)
5299
0781-0819
Rhode Island Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(1 of 2)
1110
0351-0356
Rhode Island Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(2 of 2)
5299
0821-0830
South Carolina Photographs, circa 1935-1941
5299
0832-0833
Tennessee Photographs, circa 1935-1941
5299
0835-0842
Utah Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(1 of 2)
1110
0357-0366
Utah Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(2 of 2)
5299
0844-0887
Virginia Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(1 of 2)
1110
0367-0405
Virginia Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(2 of 2)
5299
0889-0946
Washington Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(1 of 2)
(includes photo of Eleanor Roosevelt, 1938)
1110
0429-0433
Washington Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(2 of 2)
5299
0948-1001
Washington Photographs? (state not identified), circa 1935-1941
1110
0434-0435
West Virginia Photographs, circa 1935-1941
5299
1003-1022
Wisconsin Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(1 of 2)
1110
0436-0449
Wisconsin Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(2 of 2)
5299
1024-1062
Wyoming Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(1 of 2)
1110
0450-0453
Wyoming Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(2 of 2)
5299
1064-1082
Unidentified Locations Photographs, circa 1935-1941
1110
0648-0677
Miscellaneous Center Projects and Artwork Photographs, circa 1935-1941
(includes photo of Reuben Nakian)
5299
1084-1125

Series 4: Writings, Lectures and Speeches , 1916-1960
1 Linear foot
Boxes 14-15, 18

This series contains typescripts of writings, lectures and speeches by Cahill and others. A large portion of the material relates to the WPA FAP, but there are also book and exhibition reviews and other works of art criticism by Cahill. For additional copies of writings by Cahill see Series 8: Printed Material.
The series is arranged into five subseries:
  • 4.1: Lectures and Speeches by Cahill, 1930-1945
  • 4.2: Lectures and Speeches by Others, 1916-1940
  • 4.3: Writings by Cahill, 1928-1960
  • 4.4: Writings by Others, 1932-1957
  • 4.5: Typescripts for Art For The Millions, 1936-1940
4.1: Lectures and Speeches by Cahill, 1930-1945
This subseries contains typescripts of lectures and speeches by Cahill, many with hand-written notes and copies of drafts. Parts of some typescripts are missing. Material is arranged chronologically with undated material placed first.
Description Container
[ Ernest Peixotto], undated
(lecture notes)
5290
1020-1022
WPA Lecture, Chicago, undated
(lecture notes)
5290
1023-1025
[ American Folk Art], Phillips Memorial Gallery, undated
5290
1026-1066
[ History of Support of American Art], undated
5290
1067-1085
[ Government Support of Art], Radio Talk, undated
5290
1086-1094
Independents, Society of Independent Artists, undated
5290
1095-1110
[ Development of Visual Training Aids], U.S. Navy Training Aids Development Center, undated
5290
1111-1124
[ Crafts as Art], New Hampshire Talk, undated
5290
1125-1144
American Folk Art, Radio Talk, [November 1930]
5290
1145-1154
American Folk Sculpture, Newark Museum, 1931
5290
1155-1168
New Horizons, Chicago, [1936]
5290
1169-1197
[ Women's Role in Art], Women's Democratic Club, May 24, 1936
5290
1198-1209
Speech for Southern Women's National Democratic Organization, New York, December 1936
1105
0319-0329
[ Old and New Paths in American Design], Newark Museum, November 6, 1936
5290
1210-1250
Art for the Few or the Many?, American Association of University Women, November 15, 1936
5290
1252-1271
Untitled, FAP, 1937
1105
0330-0332
[ Index of American Design], St. Louis, Missouri, January 31, 1937
5290
1272-1286
[ WPA-FAP], Metropolitan Museum of Art, March 28, 1937
5290
1287-1332
[ Aims and Achievements of the WPA-FAP], American Artists Congress, December 18, 1937
5290
1333-1355
Child Art, April [1938]
5290
1356-1362
Goodyear Dinner speech, 1939
5290
1363-1371
New Jersey Art at the World's Fair, Newark Museum Radio Talk, February 11, 1939
5290
1372-1378
Dedication of Murals for WNYC Radio Studios, August 2, 1939
(lecture notes)
5290
1379-1381
Untitled, FAP, circa 1940
(1 of 2)
1105
0293-0302
Untitled, FAP, circa 1940
(2 of 2)
1105
0305-0318
Project Control Talk, circa 1940
1105
0303-0304
What Is Tradition?, Artists' Congress, 1940
5290
1382-1402
North Carolina Speech, April 1, 1940
5290
1403-1441
Untitled, FAP, 1941
1105
0333-0346
[ Contemporary American Art and Its Antecedents], Cosmopolitan Club, [1941]
5290
1442-1489
[ Support for Artists vs. Museums], American Federation of Arts, [1941]
5290
1490-1493
[ American Art History], American Institute of Decorators, 1941
5290
1494-1541
Art in the National Defense, Radio Talk, January 27, 1941
5290
1542-1545
The Face of America, Cosmopolitan Club, February 10, 1941
5290
1546-1549
The Face of America, Cosmopolitan Club, cont., February 10, 1941
5291
0005-0041
[ Role of Art in the Community], People's Art Center Association, May 5, 1941
5291
0042-0078
Art in Wartime, December 3, 1941
5291
0079-0081
[ Use of Art in War], Dartmouth College, January 15, 1942
5291
0082-0098
[ American Attraction to Art of the Far East], 1944
5291
0099-0106
[ U. S. Government Art Projects, 1945]
5291
0107-0130
4.2: Lectures and Speeches by Others, 1916-1940
This subseries contains typescripts of lectures and speeches by others, often with notes and copies of drafts. The majority of the material relates to the WPA FAP. Records are arranged chronologically with undated material placed first.
Description Container
Pigmentation or Chemistry of Artists' Colors by K. R. Leipold, undated
5291
0133-0140
History of Painting by Henry H. McLellan, Jr., undated
5291
0141-0147
[ Launching of California Supervisors] by Thomas C. Parker, undated
5291
0148-0157
An Edinburgh Address on Design and Industry by Frank Pick, October 1916
5291
0158-0174
Museum Service to the Art Industries by Richard F. Bach, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1927
5291
0175-0186
Exhibition of American Folk Art at the Albright Art Gallery, Radio Talk by Nora Christensen, June 20, 1932
5291
0187-0198
Public Works of Art Project by Edward Bruce, Advisory Committee to the Treasury on Fine Arts, January 17, 1934
5291
0199-0204
The New Day in Negro Art by Harry H. Sutton, Jr., Bethune-Cookman College, Daytona Beach, Florida, January 17, 1937
5291
0205-0207
The Negro in the Field of Painting and Sculpture by Harry H. Sutton, Jr., January 28, 1937
5291
0208-0212
Mellon's Art by Maury Maverick, U. S. House of Representatives, March 1, 1937
5291
0213-0217
Community Art Centers by Thomas C. Parker, May 4, 1937
5291
0218-0227
[ Federal Art Project] by Thomas C. Parker, May 22, 1937
5291
0228-0257
Opportunities for the Negro in American Art by Harry H. Sutton, Jr., Davis Street School, Jacksonville, November 2, 1937
5291
0258-0260
The Highlights in Negro Art by Harry H. Sutton, Jr., Davis Street School, Jacksonville, February 9, 1938
5291
0261-0265
The Opportunities of the Negro in Art by Harry H. Sutton, Jr., Davis Street School, Jacksonville, February 14, 1938
5291
0266-0269
Federal Sponsored Community Art Centers by Thomas C. Parker, American Library Association, June 14, 1938
5291
0270-0291
What Is the American Way? by Harry L. Hopkins, July 16, 1938
5291
0292-0306
[ Negro Art] by Thomas C. Parker, Tuskegee Institute, July 29, 1938
5291
0307-0320
Extension Remarks on Addresses in Honor of American Artists Who Have Decorated Federal Buildings by Elbert D. Thomas, U. S. Senate, April 25, 1940
5291
0321-0327
Speech Before the Second National Conference on Handicrafts, Penland, North Carolina by Whitney Atchley, September 3, 1940
5291
0328-0336
4.3: Writings by Cahill, 1928-1960
This subseries contains typescripts of writings by Cahill, including book and exhibition reviews. A substantial portion of the material found here was written during Cahill's directorship of the FAP. Material is arranged chronologically with undated material placed first.
Description Container
American Resources in the Arts, undated
5291
0340-0395
The Government in Art, undated
5291
0396-0400
Request for Opinions of FAP Program, undated
5291
0401-0404
Index of American Design: What It Is, undated
5291
0405-0409
[ Index of American Design], undated
5291
0410-0429
The Stations of the Cross of San Gabriel Mission, undated
5291
0430-0436
[ Americans' Interest in Art], undated
5291
0437-0450
[ Orientation Toward Living American Art], undated
5291
0451-0463
Art in Democracy, undated
5291
0464-0470
Russia and the United States, undated
5291
0471-0477
The Icelandic Discovery of America, undated
5291
0478-0485
History of American Art Proposal, undated
5291
0486-0491
Concepts of Folk Art, undated
5291
0492-0496
American Folk Art, undated
5291
0497-0505
Folk Art, undated
5291
0506-0682
Puritan Imagination, undated
5291
0683-0697
[ Development of Modern American Art], undated
5291
0698-0702
Description of American Art in a Portfolio, undated
5291
0703-0719
Industrial Design and Education, undated
5291
0720-0725
The New Literacy, undated
5291
0726-0734
Prefatory Note, undated
5291
0735-0736
Community Art Centers in the Western States, undated
5291
0737-0741
From Furniture to Politics, undated
5291
0742-0744
Exhibit of Steigel Glass at the National Museum, undated
5291
0745-0749
Review of Library of Congress Exhibition, [ Creative Art of the American Negro], undated
5291
1107-1113
Exhibition Review, Ancient Arts of the Andes, undated
5291
1114-1123
Article Review, on Photography for Art in America by Kirstein, undated
5291
1124-1128
Book Review, Divided We Fought: A Pictorial History of the Civil War, 1861-1865 by David Donald, undated
5291
1129-1133
Book Review, The Meeting of the East and West by F.S.C. Northrop, undated
5291
1134-1146
Book Review, The Son of the Gamblin' Man by Mari Sandoz, undated
5291
1147-1157
Book Review, [ The Place of the Picture as Historical Document] by Mr. Taft, undated
5291
1158-1164
Industrial Art, 1928
5291
0750-0765
[ William Zorach, 1932]
5291
0766-0795
Art of the Common Man, [1933]
5291
0796-0813
Art For Whom? A Survey of Present-Day Conditions in the Arts, [1935]
5291
0814-0820
[ Federal Art Project, 1936]
5291
0821-0823
The Federal Art Project, [1937]
5291
0824-0838
The Art Program, [1937]
5291
0839-0841
[ WPA Arts Program, 1937]
5291
0842-0852
Federal Art Project, 1939
5291
0853-0858
Honors Won by WPA Artists, 1936-1941
5291
0859-0880
[ Views on Modern Art in Time of War, 1942]
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0881-0885
Note on the Employment of Artists in War Time, [1942]
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0886-0888
[ Publication of the Index of American Design, 1942]
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0889-0893
[ Work of the WPA, 1944]
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0894-0896
[ Art As an Ingredient of National Unity], 1944
5291
0897-0916
President Roosevelt and the U.S. Government Art Projects, [1945]
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0917-0944
After Forty Years, American Federation of Arts, [1949]
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0945-0964
Folk Art and the American Style (for House Beautiful), 1950
5291
0965-0993
Homage to Morgan Russell, [1953]
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0994-1009
Paris Catalog, 1955
5291
1010-1056
Article for Marg Magazine on American Art in This Century, 1956
5291
1057-1105
Book Review, George Caleb Bingham: River Portraitist by John Francis McDermott, 1959
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1165-1168
Book Review, But Not for Love by Maynatalie Tabak, 1960
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1169-1171
Miscellaneous Fragments of Typescripts, 1938-circa 1942
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1172-1223
4.4: Writings by Others, 1932-1957
This subseries contains typsecripts of writings by others, many of which were produced as part of the WPA FAP. Material is arranged chronologically with undated material placed first.
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Artists Union by Unidentified Author, undated
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1227-1229
Dr. Samuel Butler by Unidentified Author, undated
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1230-1231
To Paint and Stain Glass and Porcelain by Unidentified Author, undated
5291
1232-1234
Memorandum on a Post-War Reorganization of the Section of Fine Arts and Other Federal Projects by George Biddle, undated
5291
1235-1244
Early Cowboy Art by E. J. Bird, undated
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1245-1248
American Artists' Congress by Stuart Davis, undated
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1261-1264
Jose Delores Lopez [by Meredith Hare], undated
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1265-1271
An Architect's Point of View by William Lescaze, undated
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1272-1274
Art Comes to the People by Eugene Ludins, undated
5291
1275-1284
The Artists' Union by Stevens Maxey, undated
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1285-1287
America As Americans See It by Henry McBride, undated
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1288-1289
The Development of American Mural Painting by Geoffrey Norman, undated
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1290-1298
Easel Painting by Harley Perkins, undated
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1299-1301
Art and Social Therapy by Frances Pollak, undated
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1302-1306
A New Attitude on Art by Walter Quirt, undated
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1307-1310
Some American Primitives by Elsa Rogo, undated
5291
1311-1320
An Introduction to the Living World of Art by Lincoln Rothschild, undated
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1321-1323
The Revival of Mosaic by Arthur W. Sears, undated
5291
1324-1330
The Third Dimension Progresses: The Diorama Project by George T. Senseney, undated
(includes photo of Senseney)
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1331-1342
The Art of the Poster by George Melville Smith, undated
5291
1343-1345
Description of Sommer's Working Methods by William Sommer, undated
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1346-1348
Pottery Methods by Walter Speck, undated
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1349-1354
[ Widening of the Sculptor's Field] by Emmanuel Viviano, undated
5291
1355-1359
Poems by Max Weber, undated
5291
1360-1365
Editors' Information from [ America As America Sees It] by Henry McBride, 1932
5291
1391-1394
Zoar by Nixon of the Society of Separatists of Zoar, 1933
5291
1366-1383
Simonson Article by [John Cotton Dana, 1935]
5291
1384-1390
Ancient and Renaissant Rome by Morgan Russell, 1935
5291
1395-1404
Artists' Coordination Committee by Frederic Knight, [1936]
5291
1405-1412
Index of American Design by Ruth Reeves, 1936
5291
1413-1416
Art and the State v. America by Lewis Mumford, 1936
5291
1417-1425
[ Art Classes for Young People] by Samuel Friedman, 1936
5291
1426-1430
[ Sunday Night Forums] by Dorothy Paris, [1936]
5291
1431-1440
Derivation and History of Weathervanes by Richard Farmer Smith, [1937]
5291
1441-1443
Tobacconists Figures, Research Notes Compiled by WPA Program, 1937
5291
1444-1475
WPA Art Project Murals by Sheldon Cheney, 1938
5291
1249-1257
A Long Term Program for the National Handicraft Association, Based on Reports Collected During the Summer of 1938 by Humphrey J. Emery, 1938
5291
1476-1486
The WPA Federal Art Project, Its Contribution to the American People by Fanny Bowles Vanderkooi, 1940
5291
1487-1492
Urban Recreational Planning by Caroline C. Williams, [1941]
5291
1493-1515
Those Who Support the Art Center by H. A. Zurbrick, 1941
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0004-0006
[ John Cotton Dana] by M.D.C. Crawford, circa 1944
5291
1258-1260
[Review of Cahill's Book Look South to the Polar Star] by Unidentified Author, 1947
5292
0007-0010
An American Renaissance and "The Pauper's Oath" by Helen C. Farrell, 1957
5292
0011-0078
4.5: Typescripts For Art For The Millions, 1936-1940
This subseries comprises typescripts by forty-eight of Cahill's colleagues discussing various media and philosphies of the visual arts used for the book Art For The Millions: Essays from the 1930s by Artists and Administrators of the WPA Federal Art Project, edited by Francis V. O'Connor (Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1973). Typescripts are arranged alphabetically by author.
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Table of Contents (see also sol Box 18), circa 1937
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0082-0093
Abbott, Berenice, Changing New York, circa 1937
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