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WPA Museum Extension Project, 1935 - 1943 : government created visual aids for children from the collections of the Bienes Museum of the Modern Book / by James A. Findlay and Lillian Perricone.
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CreatorFindlay, James A.
ContributorsPerricone, Lillian
TitleWPA Museum Extension Project, 1935 - 1943 : government created visual aids for children from the collections of the Bienes Museum of the Modern Book / by James A. Findlay and Lillian Perricone.
PublisherFt. Lauderdale, FL: Bienes Museum of the Modern Book
Physical description188 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm.
Datec2009.
Notes"The book documents a selection of the Bienes Museum's ever growing MEP collection. It features 93 representative objects from the collection of more than 750 items..." - - p. 4. Bienes Museum's copy one is signed by authors. "500 hundred copies of this book have been printed... at Atlantic Litho in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Design by Tennille Davis Shuster, Shuster Creative, Oakland Park, Florida, May 2009" - - Colophon. Contents Acknowledgements and introduction - - The WPA Museum Extension Project in context : historical precedents in visual education / L. Perricone - - The Great Depression and the New Deal / J. Findlay - - The WPA's Division of Women's and Professional Projects / J. Findlay - - The Pennsylvania Museum Extension Project (1935-1943) : the first WPA visual education project / L. Perricone - - Selected collection checklist - - Bibliography - - Index of makers - - Index of titles and sub-titles - - Index of formats - - Appendices : Museum Extension Projects by state - - Report : Visual Education Material for Public Schools of Pennsylvania [1937?] - - The State-Wide Museum Extension Project Catalog [1939-1940?] - - Colophon.
SubjectWPA Museum Extension Project. Museum Extension Project. Pennsylvania. United States. Works Progress Administration. United States. Works Progress Administration of Pennsylvania. New Deal, 1933-1939. Visual education History. Visual education Pennsylvania History. Teaching Aids and devices History. Education United States History. Museums Educational aspects United States. WPA.
FormatSoft cover book
Call numberWPA R 371.335 FI
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