FAP negatives of art and craft work

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.fedeartp05
Creators:
Federal Art Project (Ohio)
Dates:
1936-1940
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.6 Linear feet
(535 items)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Ca. 535 negatives of murals, signs, ceramic figures, furniture, sculpture, toys, posters, and other arts and crafts made for the FAP in the Ohio region.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
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.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1974 by the Fine Arts Department, Ohio State University.

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
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- Ohio -- Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the arts -- Ohio -- Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art and state -- Ohio -- Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to public welfare -- Ohio -- Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Handicraft -- Ohio -- Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mural painting and decoration -- Ohio -- Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Decorative arts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
750 9th Street, NW
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
https://www.aaa.si.edu/services/questions
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