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Creators:
New Pacific Productions
Dates:
c1986
Size:
1 Item (videocassette (VHS) (ca. 20 min.), sd., col., 1/2 in.)
Collection ID:
AAA.newpacif
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Reviews the history of the San Francisco Coit Tower from its building, the commissioning of the often controversial murals by the Public Works of Art Project in 1933, and their significance in both artistic and political terms, through to the more recent problems of restoration and the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the murals in 1984. Ap...

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Creators:
Armitage, Merle, 1893-1975
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1964 February 6
Size:
23 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.armita64
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Merle Armitage conducted 1964 February 6, by Sylvia Loomis, for the Archives of American Art.

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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:
Snipper, Martin
Dates:
1950
Size:
100 Pages ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.snipmart
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A descriptive list of paintings and sculpture in San Francisco public buildings done for federal projects; programs covered include Public Works of Art Project, the Federal Art Project, and Section of Fine Arts competitions for federal buildings.

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Creators:
Sacramento Art Center
Dates:
1937-1941
Size:
2 Items (partial microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
AAA.sacrart
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; clippings; writings; reports; photographs; radio script; catalogs; and copy of a WPA Technical Series Art Circular No. 1, FEDERAL SPONSORED COMMUNITY ART CENTERS, October 8, 1937.

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Creators:
Hardy, Merlin C., 1910-1984
Dates:
1941
Size:
3 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.hardmerl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Photographs of paintings by Hardy done for the Federal Art Project in California.

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Creators:
Public Works of Art Project
Dates:
1934-1964
Size:
11 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.publwoca
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Miscellaneous correspondence of Walter Heil, regional director of PWAP, 1934; form letters from Edward Bruce, national director; and a typescript reminiscence of the PWAP and a letter from Ray Strong addressed to Mary McChesney and dated 1964.[Microfilm title, "Ray Strong"]

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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:
Olmsted, Fred, 1911-
Dates:
1940-1941
Size:
17 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.olmsfred
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Photographs of Olmsted's sculpture of the head of Michelangelo for the San Francisco Junior College and a copy of a speech delivered during Homecoming to dedicate his works, April 27, 1941.

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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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