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

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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 Select
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

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