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Creators:
Federal Art Project. Photographic Division
Dates:
circa 1920-1965
bulk 1935-1942
Size:
12.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.fedeartp14
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection dates from circa 1920-1965, with the bulk of the records spanning the active years of the Federal Art Project (FAP), 1935-1942. The collection comprises 12.4 linear feet of mostly photographic prints and negatives that document primarily artwork produced by artists employed by the FAP. A smaller number of photographs also document other programs of the FAP, such as art classes and community centers, exhibitions by children and adults, artwork installed in public buildings, project divisions, and demonstrations of art processes by FAP artists.

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Dates:
circa 1936-circa 1942
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.fedeartp14
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
circa 1936-circa 1942
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.fedeartp14
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
1935-1938
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.fedeartp14
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
1939-1942
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.fedeartp14
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
1935-1940
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
AAA.cahiholg
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This subseries documents the activities of FAP divisions through typescripts, an interview transcript, memoranda, printed material and copies of poster designs. Art teaching typescripts include the following: Jacksonville Negro Art Gallery, Florida, Children's Art Gallery, Washington, D.C., Art and the Problem Child, Child Art Teaching, Saturday M...

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Dates:
circa 1935-1940
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.cahiholg
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Creators:
Osorio, Carlos
Puerto Rico. Division of Community Education. Department of Education
Dates:
1962
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 56 x 42 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0615
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This commemorative poster by early DIVEDCO member Carlos Osorio, printed in honor of firemen, has the look and dramatic sensibility of posters designed in New Deal-era government print shops like the New York City Poster Division of the Federal Arts Project. (From exhibition text by Marvette Perez.)

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Dates:
1934-1956
Level:
series
Size:
2.8 Linear feet (Boxes 25-32)
Collection ID:
AAA.fedeartp14
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Photographs in this series document many of the FAP's educational activities, such as classes for children and adults, primarily in New York City, and active community and federal art centers in other states including Iowa, Florida, and Washington State. Also found here are photos of non-federal public buildings decorated with FAP artwork, such as ...

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Dates:
1935-1979
Level:
series
Size:
0.5 Linear feet (Box 20, OV 27)
Collection ID:
AAA.milldoro
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Some of Holger Cahill's files relating to his work as director of the Federal Art Project (FAP) of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) remained with Dorothy Miller, including a series of essays written primarily by FAP artists which Cahill intended to publish, but had not before his death in 1960. This series contains both Cahill's files and Mi...

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