• Manuscript/Mixed Material
    [WPA Road]
    • Contributor: Johnston, F.W. - Bailey, Arthur W - Seabrook, Charles - Murray, Chalmers S.
    • Date: 1939-01-31

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  • Audio Recording
    WPA announcement Sidney Robertson Cowell announces that recordings were made as part of Northern California WPA [Work Projects Administration] project.
    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1938
  • Audio Recording
    WPA announcement Sidney Robertson Cowell announces that recordings were made as part of Northern California WPA [Work Projects Administration] project.
    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording
    WPA announcement Sidney Robertson Cowell announces that recordings were made as part of Northern California WPA [Work Projects Administration] project.
    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording
    WPA announcement Sidney Robertson Cowell announces that recordings were made as part of Northern California WPA [Work Projects Administration] project.
    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    WPA rumor 1 print on board (poster) : silkscreen, color. | Poster showing a man with WPA shovel attacking wolf labeled rumor.
    • Contributor: Bock, Vera
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording
    WPA announcement Sidney Robertson Cowell announces that recordings were made as part of Northern California WPA [Work Projects Administration] project.
    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1938
  • Audio Recording
    WPA announcement Sidney Roberston Cowell announces that recordings were made for a Northern California WPA [Work Projects Administration] project. Sidney Robertson Cowell, narration. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California on February 15, 1939. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Charlotte MacInnes performing Scots dialect songs from the Hebrides, Scotland, on February 15, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Oakland, California.
    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1939
  • Audio Recording
    WPA announcement Sidney Robertson Cowell announces that recordings were made for a Northern California WPA [Work Projects Administration] project. Sidney Robertson Cowell, narration. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on December 26, 1938. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Warde Ford performing Anglo-American songs on December 25, 26, and 27, 1938, and September 4, 1939, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell...
    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1938
  • Audio Recording
    WPA announcement Sidney Robertson Cowell announces that recordings were made as part of a Northern California WPA [Work Projects Administration] project. Sidney Robertson Cowell, narration. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on December 27, 1938. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Warde Ford performing Anglo-American songs on December 25, 26, and 27, 1938, and September 4, 1939, collected by Sidney...
    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1938
  • Audio Recording
    WPA announcement Sidney Robertson Cowell announces that recordings were made as part of a Northern California WPA [Work Projects Administration] project. Sidney Robertson Cowell, narration. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on December 27, 1938. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Pat Ford performing Anglo-American songs on December 25 and 27, 1938, collected by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Boomtown [Central...
    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson - Ford, Pat
    • Date: 1938
  • Audio Recording
    WPA announcement Sidney Robertson Cowell announces that recordings were made as part of a Northern California WPA [Work Projects Administration] project. Sidney Robertson Cowell, narration. Recorded by Sidney Robertson Cowell in Central Valley, California on December 27, 1938. Forms part of a group of field materials documenting Warde Ford performing Anglo-American songs on December 25, 26, and 27, 1938, and September 4, 1939, collected by Sidney...
    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1938
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    Instructions to WPA Staff. Comprises instructions prepared by Sidney Robertson Cowell for Work Projects Administration staff working on categorizing and documenting the traditional music collected as part of the Northern California Folk Music Project, including background on the project, forms for data collection and research on songs and performers, and bibliographies.
    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1938

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  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    [Ex-WPA Workers]
    • Contributor: Jones, Laura May - Starney, Clara - Manly, Arthur - Northrup, Mary - Starney, Alfred
    • Date: 1938-10-28

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  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Exhibition WPA Connecticut artists. 1 print on board (poster) : silkscreen, color. | Poster for Federal Art Project exhibition of WPA Connecticut artists at the Federal Art Gallery, 77 Newbury Street, Boston, Mass., showing tree stem with leaves.
    • Date: 1936
  • Audio Recording
    WPA announcement Fragment Sidney Robertson Cowell announces that recordings were made as part of Northern California WPA [Work Projects Administration] project.
    • Contributor: Cowell, Sidney Robertson
    • Date: 1938
  • Event
    Virtual Orientation: WPA Posters Sample New Deal graphics in this month’s Prints and Photographs orientation session highlighting the ever-popular WPA posters. Instruction will cover library search tools, related graphics and New Deal collections, online resources and how to prepare for a future visit to the reading room.
    • Date: 2021-04-13
  • Event
    Virtual Orientation: WPA Posters Sample New Deal graphics in this month’s Prints and Photographs orientation session highlighting the ever-popular WPA posters. Instruction will cover library search tools, related graphics and New Deal collections, online resources and how to prepare for a future visit to the reading room.
    • Date: 2021-04-21
  • Manuscript/Mixed Material
    WPA Folksong Questionnaire
    • Contributor: Joint Committee on Folk Arts
    • Date: 1939-03-15

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  • Audio Recording
    Visiting a WPA spring.
    • Contributor: Webb, Sally - Cole, Ethel "Cookie"
    • Date: 1997-07-07
  • Book/Printed Material
    [Politics, WPA, etc.]
    • Contributor: Kaiser, E.R. - Donovan, Francis
    • Date: 1938

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  • Collection
    Posters: WPA Posters This collection consists of 907 posters produced from 1936 to 1943 by various branches of the WPA. Of the 2,000 WPA posters known to exist, the Library of Congress's collection of more than 900 is the largest. The posters were designed to publicize exhibits, community activities, theatrical productions, and health and educational programs in seventeen states and the District of Columbia, with the strongest...
    • Date: 1936

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  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Ohio WPA paintings through March 1 print on board (poster) : silkscreen, color. | Poster for Federal Art Project exhibition of WPA artists from Ohio, at 4300 Euclid, showing column and birds.
    • Contributor: Clough, Stanley Thomas
    • Date: 1938
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Exhibition - WPA Federal Art Project 1 print on board (poster) : silkscreen, color. | Poster announcing WPA Federal Art Project exhibition at the Federal Art Gallery, 50 Beacon St., Boston, Mass.
    • Date: 1936
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Federal Art exhibition WPA allocations / 1 print on board (poster) : silkscreen, color. | Poster for Federal Art Project exhibition of WPA art allocations for public buildings, libraries, and schools, at the Federal Art Gallery, 77 Newbury Street, Boston, Mass.
    • Contributor: Nason, Ben
    • Date: 1938