American Handicraft Council records
The microfilmed American Handicraft Council records contain a certificate of incorporation; draft of articles of incorporation and by-laws; meeting minutes (1939 April-1940 January); 12 reports regarding progress of activities and council objectives; a fundraising file containing correspondence (some photocopies) between the American Handicraft Council and possible contributors (1937-1939); and a list of sponsors …
Milwaukee Handicraft Project blockprints and materials
A collection of portfolios containing 59 block-printed textiles done for the handicraft project.
Penland School of Crafts records
Correspondence, financial records, subject files, notes and writings, printed material and photographs.
Slides of WPA + 35 exhibition
Color slides from an exhibition held at the University of Wisconsin of the objects made during the WPA-FAP Milwaukee Handicraft Project, 1935-1943, as well as slides of the exhibition space.
Oral history interview with Hunter Kariher
22 Pages (Transcript)
An interview of Hunter Kariher conducted 1992 May 22-23, by Jane Kessler, for the Archives of American Art.
Oral history interview with William J. Brown and Jane Brown
Brown, Jane Brennan, 1931-
An interview with William J. Brown and Jane Brown conducted 1991 January 19-1991 March 2, by Jane Kessler, for the Archives of American Art.
Howard C. and Bonnie Willis Ford papers relating to The Penland School of Crafts
Ford, Bonnie Willis, 1907-1976
2 Items (partial microfilm reels)
REEL 4515: Printed material, mostly written and illustrated by Howard C. ("Toni") and Bonnie Willis Ford, and Lucy Morgan, Penland's first director. Included are a history and a description of the school; a copy of the Penland song, 1955; an announcement of the 1940 sessions; an announcement about Penland's 10th anniversay; instruction sheets and …
Oral history interview with Howard Thomas and Harold Wescott
Doud, Richard Keith
Wescott, Harold, 1911-
An interview of Howard Thomas and Harold Wescott conducted 1965 June 3, by Richard Doud, for the Archives of American Art. They speak of their professional backgrounds and early affiliations with the Public Works of Art Project; their involvement with the WPA Handicraft project in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; the project's effect on the …
Records relating to Index of American Design Exhibition
Correspondence and a catalog regarding an exhibition: Federal Art Project, Works Progress Administration -Index of American Design Exhibition, held January 27-February 10, 1937.
Herbert Becker photographs of Meskwaki people
The collection consists of photographs of Mesquaki (Fox) people, probably made during or as part of Sol Taxʹs action anthropology work with the Fox Tribe. It includes images of people, dances, archery, handicraft, vending, medical examinations, and food preparation at a single event, probably a powwow.