Volume/Folder: Signaling WPA art prints, 1933-1941

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Record Number: 13400
Box/Case: 5
Folder: 79
Date of Original: 1933 - 1941
Original Format: Prints
Dimensions: 39.3 by 46.8 cm
Inscription text: #73
Image description: Both prints are the same dimensions and contain no writing on their reverse sides.

The Federal Arts Project was a branch of the Works Progress Administration, President Franklin D. Roosevelt's massive work-relief effort. In its peak years, 1936 to 1938, the FAP employed 5,000 artists across the country, at a salary of $95 a month. They created murals, sculptures and paintings, taught community art classes to millions, and produced 2 million posters from 35,000 designs at a cost of about a dime each.

This online record contains two images of two items which make up the entirety of folder 79, box 5 from the W.P.A. posters collection (V99).