Federal art : a memoir of the thirties

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.danyjose
Creators:
Danysh, Joseph A., 1906-1982
Dates:
circa 1980
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
(ca. 250 p.)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Typescript of Danysh's unpublished reminiscences regarding his experiences in the 1930s as Western Regional Director of the WPA Federal Art Project. Notes and drafts are also included. Danysh provides candid portraits of many WPA artists and administrators.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Died 1984.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1988 by Elizabeth D. Danysh, Danysh's widow.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art and state Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the arts -- California Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arts administrators -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal Art Project (Calif.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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