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Creators:
Park, Marlene, 1931-
Dates:
1931-1999
Size:
5.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.parkmarl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Marlene Park and Gerald E. Markowitz research files on New Deal art are dated 1931-1999 and measure 5.8 linear feet. The research files document New Deal art projects and artists through some original correspondence with artists, printed material, interview transcripts, and several sound recordings of interviews with artists of the period. Subject files relate to WPA era art and art projects; many contain numerous photocopies of records from the Personnel Records Center and the U. S. Treasury Relief Arts Projects now in the custody of the National Archives and Records Administration.

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Creators:
De Saisset Museum
Dates:
1975-1976
Size:
3.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.desamuse
Repository:
Archives of American Art

32 U-Matic videorecordings of unedited interviews, varying in length from fifteen minutes to three hours, of artists, craftspersons, administrators, and historians, associated with New Deal art in California. One videotape, which features Dr. Francis V. O'Connor, is an introduction to the project. The interviews were conducted and recorded in subje...

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Creators:
Rein, Selma
Dates:
1961-1968
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.reinselm
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Material primarily relating Rein's work as research associate on the NEA funded project "Federal Support for the Visual Arts: The New Deal and Now," directed by Francis V. O'Connor. Included are letters, 1967-1968, some concerning miscellaneous research projects, and the installation of art work on city property in New York state through various WP...

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Creators:
O'Connor, Francis V.
Dates:
1920-2009
Size:
23.4 Linear feet
0.001 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.oconfran
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York art historian Francis O'Connor measure 23.4 linear feet and 0.001 GB and date from 1920-2009. Found within the papers are artist and exhibition files, questionnaires, transcripts, writings, project files, and printed and digital material that pertain to O'Connor's research and publications on the New Deal and the Federal Arts Project of the Works Progress Administration.

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Creators:
Historical Records Survey (U.S.)
Dates:
1934-1942
Size:
10 Microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.histrecs
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Approximately half the records relate to the Historical Records Survey's portrait survey, 1940-1941. The remainder are records of the Indian Site Survey, 1936-1942, a WPA program operating under the Division of Professional Service Projects, and to a lesser degree, the Public Works of Art Project, the Treasury Section of Painting and Sculpture, the...

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Creators:
Smith, Margery Hoffman, 1888-1981
Dates:
1939-1948
Size:
1 Reel (ca. 280 items (on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.smitmarg
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; writings, speeches and notes; clippings and other printed material; a list of requisitions for interior decoration; sketches; correspondence of Emerson J. Griffith, State Administrator for Oregon's Works Progress Administration; lyrics of George Natanson's song "Hail to Timberline"; and photographs of Griffith and Floyd Dell at Timb...

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Creators:
McMahon, Audrey, 1900?-1981
Dates:
1935-1980
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.mcmaaudr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The scattered papers of Audrey McMahon measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1935 through 1980. Found are correspondence, writings, notes and research files, and printed material assembled mainly during the late 1960s while assisting Francis V. O'Connor complete Federal Support for the Visual Arts: The New Deal and Now (1969) and The New Deal Art Projects: An Anthology of Memoirs (1970) and, to a lesser degree, miscellaneous files relating to McMahon's activities as Regional Director of the WPA Federal Art Project for New York and New Jersey . Included are photocopies of original correspondence (1935-41) between McMahon and Holger Cahill and Brehon Somervell, held by the National Archives.

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Creators:
Lange, Dorothea
Doud, Richard Keith
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1964 May 22
Size:
23 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.lange64
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Dorothea Lange conducted 1964 May 22, by Richard Doud, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Public Works of Art Project (N.Y.)
Dates:
1933-1934
Size:
0.4 Linear feet ((700 items))
Collection ID:
AAA.publwony
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Receipts for works of art deposited with the New York Regional Committee by the Public Works of Art Project. Receipts state the artists' names, addresses, employment dates, amount, medium and location of work.

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Creators:
Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
United States. Department of the Treasury
Public Works of Art Project
Dates:
1934-1935
Size:
75 Items ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.nusbjess
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, bulletins, reports and catalogs relating to the 13th region (New Mexico and Arizona) of the Public Works of Art Project.

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