PWAP and Treasury Section bulletins

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.unsttrea
Creators:
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. Section of Fine Arts
Dates:
1934-1941
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
35 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
PWAP bulletins, February-March 1934; Section of Fine Arts bulletins, No. 1-24 (except No. 12), March 1935-May 1941.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Both the PWAP and the Section of Fine Arts were federally aided art programs instituted during the Depression. The PWAP was the first program to attempt to alleviate unemployment among artists. It lasted from December 1933 to June 1934. Its successor, the Section of Fine Arts, aimed to decorate federal buildings via juried competitions to which artists submitted designs for selection.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel NDA 3 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to Lewis Ferbrache after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1964 by Lewis Ferbrache.

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

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 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the public welfare Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art and state Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945 Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945 Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Public Works of Art Project Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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