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Pennsylvania Federal Art Project records, 1940-1942

Federal Art Project (Pa.)


Collection Information

Size: 110 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Project proposals; personnel sheets; lists and rosters; radio scripts; and various booklets on art during the WPA.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Federal Art Project was established under Federal Project No. 1 of the WPA. The 48 states and territories were divided into regions and FAP programs were initiated, employing thousands of unemployed artists and craftsmen.


Lent for microfilming 1964 by the Philadelphia Museum College of Art via Richard Doud.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to the Philadelphia Museum College of Art after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel NDA 10 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

Pennsylvania Federal Art Project records, 1940-1942. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.