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  • New Deal/WPA Art in Idaho

    Boise, ID - Ada County Courthouse - information and news article about the Fletcher Martin et al. murals in the Ada County Courthouse Post Office New Deal Artwork – Most of the Post Office works of art were funded through commissions under

     
  • Links to On-Line Exhibits of New Deal Art

    Bienes Center for the Literary Arts An Exhibition of Works Progress Administration (WPA) Literature and Art from the Collections of the Bienes Center for the Literary Arts (http://www.broward.org/library/bienes_about.htm) Chicago School Art Collection Cleveland Public Library The Exhibit Hall : New

     
  • Links to New Deal/W.P.A. Organizations and Listserv Sites

    Listserv Links: H-US1918-45@H-NET.MSU.EDU H-US1918-45 is a member of H-Net Humanities & Social Sciences OnLine. H-US1918-45, The New Deal era and its Origins, provides a forum for research and teaching the history of the United States, from 1918 to 1945. Electronic

     
  • Depression/New Deal Art Era Photograph Links

    Library of Congress American Memories Page “Capital and Labor” Library of Congress Exhibit Overview of LOC Exhibit featuring WPA artists Microfilm Inventory Microfilm Inventory to the Federal Art Project, Photographic Division Collection, 1935 – 1942 (Also known as the WPA Photograph

     
  • Research Links

    AskArt they also have posted an article about New Deal/WPA art. Edan Hughes http://www.edanhughes.com (author of “Artists in California 1786 – 1940 II”) Resource Library Magazine America’s Magazine for Representational Art World Wide Arts Resources This is a directory site that can

     
  • Sam Stetson

    Sam Stetson

    “HANDWRITTEN AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL NOTES BY SAM STETSON-DATE UNKNOWN” (These notes were transcribed verbatim by the art dealer from whom Joanne Winchester bought one of Stetson’s abstract painting) Born Louisville, Kentucky. Educated in public schools and then on to Chicago at the

     
  • James Scales Watrous – PWAP Artist

    James S. Watrous was born August 3, 1908 in Winfield, KS; died on May 25, 1999 in Madison, WI. He trained at the University of Wisconsin, Madison and received his Ph.D. in 1939. He joined the UW Art History Department

     
  • Mildred Waltrip

    The following information is from: Information About the Artists, Architects & Eras (Highland Park, IL) http://www.highlandpark.org/historic/art_hist_web/artists/artists.htm Mildred Waltrip was born in 1911 in Madisonville, Kentucky. She was educated in the Chicago Public Schools and studied at The Art Institute from

     
  • Elizabeth Tracy

    When Elizabeth Tracy married Pierre Montminy in 1941, she changed her name to Tracy Montminy. When Mrs. Montminy passed away in 1992, she left her estate to the Boone County Historical Society, Columbia, Missouri. The Montminy Art Gallery was constructed

     
  • Dox Thrash

    Dox Thrash – WPA Printmaker & Inventor of the Carborundum Print Process (1893-1965) 1893 – Born on March 22, 1893 near Griffin, GA to Gus and Ophelia Thrash. 1903 – Thrash leaves school after completing fourth grade. 1908 – Dox