Photographs of work by FAP artists in New Mexico

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.fedeartp04
Creators:
Federal Art Project (N.M.)
Dates:
1935-1943
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
40 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Photographs of works by FAP New Mexico artists: Gene Kloss, Manville Chapman, Zena Kavin, and James S. Morris, from the collection of the Museum of New Mexico Fine Arts Gallery; and a checklist of the photographed work.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Federal aid art project during the Depression. The Federal Art Project (FAP) fell under the jurisdiction of Federal Project No. 1 of the Works Progress Administration (WPA), established in May 1935 specifically as a work relief program for unemployed artists. Each state and territory had its own programsand were administered aid from the federal government via a local agency.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel NDA 15 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Prints purchased from Fine Arts Gallery, Museum of New Mexico, 1964.

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

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
New Deal, 1933-1939 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the arts -- New Mexico Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the public welfare -- New Mexico Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art and state -- New Mexico Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artists -- United States -- Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chapman, Manville Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Morris, James Stovall, 1898-1973 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kavin, Zena Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kloss, Gene, 1903- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum of New Mexico. Art Gallery Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Work Projects Administration Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Works Progress Administration Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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