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Lee Norvelle scrapbook on the Federal Theater Project (Ind.), 1936-1937

Norvelle, Lee Roy, 1892-1984

Author, Arts administrator


Collection Information

Size: 1 Volume, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: A scrapbook of clippings, programs, and photographs relating to the Indiana Federal Theater Project.

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. Dr. Lee Norvelle was the director of the Indiana Federal Theater Project.


Lent for microfilming 1964 by Dr. Lee Norvelle.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to Dr. Norvelle after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel NDA10 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

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

How to Cite This Collection

Lee Norvelle scrapbook on the Federal Theater Project (Ind.), 1936-1937. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.