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Creators:
Barker, Burt Brown, 1873-1969
Dates:
1935-1938
Size:
1 Microfilm reel (circa 860 items on 1 microfilm reel)
Collection ID:
AAA.barkburt
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The microfilmed Burt Brown Barker papers contain Barker's correspondence as director of the Federal Art Project in Portland, Oregon; reports; memoranda; travel vouchers; lists of artists and art projects; minutes of the Oregon Federal Music Project; a typescript of an article, "The Federal Art Center, Salem, Oregon," and other writings; printed mat...

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Creators:
Salem China Company
American Limoges China Co.
Sebring Pottery Company
Crescent China Company
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Dates:
1930s-1981
Size:
10.15 Cubic feet (26 boxes, 9 map-folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0325
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Includes records of the Salem China Company relating to the administration of the company, its sales and art department, and other material relating to plant operations prior to 1960, when the company ceased manufacturing and became a distributor only. Includes photographs of various promotions, Salem China patterns, factory buildings, sales staff, show rooms, etc. as well as extensive advertising material of the Salem China Co. and its competitors. Another series contains blueprints and drawings of the Salem China Company's plant and equipment. Another series contains bulletins issued by the Associated Industries of Cleveland from 1977 to 1981.

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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:
Contemporary Arts Center (New Orleans, La.)
Dates:
1976-1980
Size:
3 Microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.contacno
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Exhibitions and special activities files pertaining to visual arts. [The Center's records relating to music, theatre etc. were not microfilmed].

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Creators:
Fleckenstein, Opal R., 1911 or 2-1996
Bestor, Dorothy K., 1913-
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1965 Nov. 19 and 20
Size:
1 Sound tape reel (Sound recordings, 5 in.)
28 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.flecke65
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Opal R. Fleckenstein conducted 1965 Nov. 19 and 20, by Dorothy Bestor for the Archives of American Art, at the artist's home in Spokane, Wash. Speaks of her work at Spokane Art Center under the Federal Art Project; of the painting courses at the art center; exhibitions shown there; the lack of facilities in Spokane; benefits of the ...

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Creators:
Flanagan, Hallie, 1890-1969
Dates:
1935-1939
Size:
17 Reels (ca. 4,000 items (on 17 negative microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.flanhall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, administrative records, personal files, articles, scripts, playbills, clippings, other printed material, and photographs.

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Creators:
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.). Fine Arts Program
Dates:
1975-1981
Size:
1 Linear foot
Collection ID:
AAA.boarof
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters and interoffice memoranda from Mary Anne Goley, Director, and others, to donors, artists, and others, including lists of works exhibited and artist biographies; exhibition catalogs from the Fine Arts Program's permanent collection; catalogs of loan exhibitions hosted by the Program; and a draft of a public relations brochure. Also included ...

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Creators:
Federal Art Project (U.S.)
United States. Works Progress Administration
United States. Work Projects Administration
Dates:
[ca. 1935-1943]
Size:
0.4 Linear feet ((ca. 650 cards on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.fedeartp10
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A card file containing biographical data on artists who participated in or were prospective participants for the Work Projects Administration of the Federal Works Agency. Information on each artist includes name, date and place of birth, state of residence, training, awards, activities, exhibitions of work, and collections containing the artist's w...

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Creators:
Hart, Henry, 1903-
Dates:
circa 1938
Size:
0.01 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.harthenr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

"Philadelphia's Shame: An analysis of the un-American administration of the Federal Art Project in Philadelphia" by Henry Hart is a 15-page pamphlet written in circa 1938, criticizing Philadelphia W.P.A. Art Project Regional Director Mary Curran. The pamphlet was published by The Friends of Art and Education, located in Philadelphia.

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Creators:
Haupers, Clement, 1900-
Mairs, Clara, 1878-1963
Dates:
1918-1983
Size:
2 Linear feet ((on 4 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.haupclem
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material (1931-1982), correspondence (1920-1983), business records (1958-1973), subject files concerning the WPA's Federal Art Project (1934-1976) and printed material (1918-1981) reflect the activities and careers of Clement Haupers and Clara Mairs.

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