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Photograph of woodworking class making looms at Melrose Federal Art Center, Melrose, New Mexico, 193-

United States. Work Projects Administration. Art Program

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Title: Photograph of woodworking class making looms at Melrose Federal Art Center, Melrose, New Mexico

Date: 193-

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.

Description: One black and white photograph from the Works Progress Administration Art Program from the late 1930s. Photograph depicts a youth woodworking class making looms for weaving at the Melrose Federal Art Center in Melrose, New Mexico.

Identification (stamped and handwritten on verso: W.P.A.; 5; Federal Sponsored Community Art Center Name: Melrose Federal Art Center; Address: Melrose, N.M.; Subject: Woodworking Class Making Looms for Weaving; Please give credit line to Work Progress Administration

Description (typescript) on attached note verso: Textile design is an essential activity at the community art center. These boys in the woodworking shop at Melrose, New Mexico Art Center are making looms for use in their WPA Art class. (Photograph- WPA Art Program)

Creator: United States. Work Projects Administration. Art Program

Forms part of: Holger Cahill papers, 1910-1993, bulk 1910-1960

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Photograph of woodworking class making looms at Melrose Federal Art Center, Melrose, New Mexico, 193- / United States. Work Projects Administration. Art Program, photographer. Holger Cahill papers, 1910-1993, bulk 1910-1960. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 19999