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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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Creators:
Salemme, Attilio, 1911-1955
Salemme, Lucia A.
Dates:
1933-1955
Size:
500 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.saleatti
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; biographical information; exhibition notices and catlogs; sketchbooks; notebooks; publications; and photographs of the artist and his works. Also contains materials relating to the artistic career of Lucia Salemme, Salemme's wife, including two scrapbooks; a sketchbook and material concerning her work on the Federal Art Project; pho...

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Creators:
Federal Art Project (Calif.)
Dates:
1935-1943
Size:
0.6 Linear feet ((ca. 165 items))
Collection ID:
AAA.fedeartp01
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Photographs of artists at work and photographs of their works of art.

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Creators:
Johnson, Sargent, 1888-1967
Dates:
[ca. 1937]
Size:
3 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.johnsarg
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Photographs of Johnson's sculpture for the Federal Art Project.

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Creators:
Federal Art Project (Ohio)
Dates:
1936-1940
Size:
0.6 Linear feet ((535 items))
Collection ID:
AAA.fedeartp05
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Ca. 535 negatives of murals, signs, ceramic figures, furniture, sculpture, toys, posters, and other arts and crafts made for the FAP in the Ohio region.

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Creators:
Egri, Ted, 1913-
Dates:
1938
Size:
8 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.egritedp
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Photographs of the paintings, sketches and murals Egri did for Brooklyn College, a project of the FAP.

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Creators:
Hamlin, Edith
Dates:
1937
Size:
6 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.hamledit
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Six photographs showing Hamlin at work on Federal Art Project murals for the Mission High School Library in San Francisco, 1937.

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Creators:
Hayes, Thomas, 1910-
Dates:
[ca. 1935-1945]
Size:
17 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.hayethom
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Photographs of Hayes and his murals for the Millbrae Elementary School done for the Federal Art Project.

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Creators:
Federal Art Project (Calif.)
Dates:
1935-1964
Size:
6 Reels (ca. 700 items (on 6 partial microfilm reels.))
Collection ID:
AAA.fedeartp02
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Photographs, clippings, writings, and publications relating to the Federal Art Project in California, particularly San Francisco.

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Creators:
Federal Art Project (N.M.)
Dates:
1935-1943
Size:
40 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.fedeartp04
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Photographs of works by FAP New Mexico artists: Gene Kloss, Manville Chapman, Zena Kavin, and James S. Morris, from the collection of the Museum of New Mexico Fine Arts Gallery; and a checklist of the photographed work.

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