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Guide to the New-York Historical Society Collection of Prints from the Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project
1935-1943
 PR 345

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Container List

Container 1     Title Date
Box: 1 Abramovitz, Albert (1879-1963)

Scope and Contents

Includes linocut Rickets (circa 1935-1943), number 7 of 25 for the NYC-WPA. Signed in pencil. Stamped. Purchase, November 2019.

circa 1935-1943
Box: 1 Barlow, Lou (1908-2011)

Scope and Contents Note

Includes wood engraving Sweet Potato Man (1936). Purchased 1983.

1936
Box: 1 Berman, Sarah (1895-1957)

Scope and Contents Note

Includes lithograph Harlem Street Scene (circa 1936-1942). Purchase, November 2015.

circa 1936-1942
Box: 1 Botts, Hugh (1903-1964)

Scope and Contents Note

Includes: etching East River (1937), number 22. Signed in pencil. Stamped. Purchase, November 2015; aquatint  Clinic (circa 1935-1943), number 5 of edition of 25. Signed in pencil. Stamped. Purchase, November 2019.

1937
Box: 1 Burke, David

Scope and Contents Note

Includes color screenprint Going to Work (1935), number 2. Signed in pencil. Stamped. Purchase, November 2015.

1935
Box: 1 Dwight, Mabel (1876-1955)

Scope and Contents Note

Includes: lithograph Buried Treasure (1939), number 20, signed in pencil, stamped, purchased November 2016;  General Seminary (1936),signed in pencil (no stamp), purchased October 2017.

1936, 1939
Box: 1 Eichenberg, Fritz (1901-1990)

Scope and Contents Note

Includes wood engraving Lumber Yard (1935-1943), number 11, signed in pencil, stamped. Purchase, October 2017.

1935-1943
Box: 1 Feinstein, David

Scope and Contents

Includes lithograph The Boss, signed in pencil, stamped. Purchase November 2019.

circa 1935-1943
Folder: FF-1 Gottlieb, Harry (1895-1992)

Scope and Contents

Includes lithograph Drydock. Edition of 25 made for NYC-WPA, with stamp. Signed in pencil, titled in lower margin. Purchase, January 2019.

1936/1939
Box: 1 Grambs, Blanche (1916-2010)

Scope and Contents

Includes drypoint Cold, number 16, for the NYC-WPA, signed in pencil (B.M. Grambs), stamped. Artist later known as Grambs Miller. Purchase, October 2018.

circa 1935-1943
Box: 1 Jacobi, Eli (1898-1984)

Scope and Contents Note

Includes lithograph Tattoo Artist (ca. 1936-1939), depicting the interior of Apache Harry's tattoo shop at 22 Bowery. Signed in pencil, stamped. Purchase, 2016.

circa 1936-1939
Box: 1 Mandelman, Beatrice (1912-1998)

Scope and Contents

Includes lithograph Shave 25 Cents, signed in pencil, stamped partially erased. Purchase, November 2019.

circa 1936-1941
Box: 1 Markham, Kyra (1891-1967)

Scope and Contents

Includes: lithograph The Flies at Minsky's (1936), signed in pencil, stamped, purchased October 2018; lithograph  Stage Door Johnnie (1937), number 11, signed in pencil, stamped, purchased November 2019.

1936-1937
Box: 1 Nooney, Ann (1900-1970)

Scope and Contents Note

Includes lithograph Fulton Street, Brooklyn (circa 1935), number 9, signed in pencil, stamped. Purchase, November 2015.

circa 1935
Folder: FF-2 Nooney, Ann (1900-1970)

Scope and Contents

Two lithographs: Demolition with Water Tower, NYC, signed and titled in pencil (Purchase, November 2019);  Music in the Park, signed and titled in pencil (Purchase, November 2019).

circa 1936-1939
Box: 1 Parish, Betty Waldo (1910-1986)

Scope and Contents

Includes wood engraving Our Lady of Pompeii (or "Church of Pompeii"). Signed in pencil, stamp on reverse. Purchase, January 2019.

1936-1939
Box: 1 Schardt, Bernard P. (1904-1979)

Scope and Contents

Includes wood engraving Women's Court, Jefferson Market. Signed (B.P. Schardt) and titled in pencil, stamped. Purchase, January 2019.

1936/1939
Box: 1 Velonis, Anthony (1911-1997)

Scope and Contents

Includes serigraph, mounted to support sheet 6:30 P.M. Edition of 25 made for NYC-WPA, with stamp. Signed, titled, dated, and annotated "Working proof on illustration board." Purchase, January 2019.

1938