Gerald Monroe research material on the American Artists' Congress, the Artists' Union, and the WPA

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.monrgerp
Creators:
Monroe, Gerald, 1926-
Dates:
[ca. 1930-1971]
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.4 Linear feet
(partially microfilmed on 1 reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
American Artists' Congress documentation includes photographs, exhibition catalogs, and other printed material. The Artists' Union materials include six photographs by Irving Marantz of members (some identified) of the Artists' Union participating in a demonstration advocating unionization for all artists. WPA material includes photographs and a brochure.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Monroe is a painter, educator, art historian; New York, N.Y.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
The photographs relating to the Artists' Union are on 35mm microfilm reel 670 and are available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan. Monroe's Thesis on reel 1044 is available only at Archives of American Art's Washington office. It is also available in university and museum libraries, or may be purchased through University Microfilms International, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1971-1976 by Gerald M. Monroe.

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.

Related Materials
Also in the Archives is a microfilm reel (reel 1044) donated by Monroe containing his 1971 thesis, The Artists' Union of New York," done for New York University.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- United States -- Political aspects Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Trade unions and the arts -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- Societies, etc. -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Marantz, Irving, 1912-1972 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artists' Union (New York, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Work Projects Administration Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
American Artists' Congress Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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