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Records of the Public Works of Art Project in Texas, 1933-1941

Public Works of Art Project


Collection Information

Size: 13 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Lists of projects, press clippings, and printed monographs, all concerning government art projects and artists in Texas [microfilm title WPA-FAP, Texas].

Biographical/Historical Note

Federally funded art programs of the Depression. Public Works of Art Project fell under the jurisdiction of the Treasury Department and subsequently became the Section of Fine Arts.


Portions of material on reel NDA 18 lent for microfilming 1965 by Jerry Bywaters; and portions lent 1965 by Esse Forrester-O'Brien.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to lender, Jerry Bywaters and Esse Forrester-O'Brien, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel NDA 18 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

Records of the Public Works of Art Project in Texas, 1933-1941. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.