Federal Theater Project (Conn.) records of Gertrude DonDero

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.fedethea
Creators:
Federal Theater Project (Conn.)
Dates:
1936-1937
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
80 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Programs of plays produced by the FTP in Connecticut, 1936-1937; and lists, press clippings, and photographs regarding the work of Gertrude DonDero.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The Federal Theater Project (FTP) was a program established under the Federal Project No. One of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in 1935. It sought to create employment for actors and others involved in the performing arts during the Depression. Gertrude DonDero was the state director of the Connecticut Federal Theater Project.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel NDA1 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to Gertrude DonDero after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1964 by Gertrude DonDero.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Related Materials
Federal Theater Project papers also at Syracuse University.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Federal aid to public welfare -- Connecticut Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the arts -- Connecticut Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- Connecticut Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art and state -- Connecticut -- Archival resourcs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Theater and state -- Connecticut Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the performing arts -- Connecticut Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the theater -- Connecticut Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arts administrators Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Public officers Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
DonDero, Gertrude 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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