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

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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 Select
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

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