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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

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
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New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Larry Weimer

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on December 04, 2019
Finding aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Scope and Contents

The collection includes 22 prints produced by 17 artists in connection with the Works Progress Administration's Federal Art Program, specifically from New York City. The specific artists and works included in the collection are detailed in the container list. Generally, the works focus on people, rather than structures or landscapes, in urban settings such as street scenes, getting tattoos, street cart sales, recreation, laborers, and searching through a garbage can.

Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged by artist name.