Federal Music Project records

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.fedemusi
Creators:
Federal Music Project (U.S.)
Dates:
1939-1942
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
(ca. 60 items)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Material kept by Federal Music Project administrator Emily Mason Kahn, including printed and mimeographed booklets; brochures; programs and reports; carbon copies of memos; teaching material; and two photographs. [Microfilm title WPA-Federal Theater Project]

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The Federal Music Project was formed in 1935 under Federal Project No. One of the Works Progress Administration to employ, train, and rehablitate unemployed musicians.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel NDA 18 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1965 by Emily Mason Kahn.

Other Title
Other Title
WPA-Federal Theater Project [microfilm title]

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
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
New Deal, 1933-1939 Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the arts Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the performing arts Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to public welfare Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Programs (organizations) Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Kahn, Emily Mason Personal 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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