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Exhibition of work done by children in the free art classes of the Federal Art Project Works Projects Administration Greco

Exhibition of work done by children in the free art classes of the Fed...

Poster for Federal Art Project exhibition of children's art produced in WPA Federal Art Project art classes. Date stamped on verso: Aug 26 1939. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

Federal Road-show attraction "The fool" by Channing Pollock

Federal Road-show attraction "The fool" by Channing Pollock

Poster for Federal Theatre Project presentation of "The Fool" at the Mason Theatre, 127 S. Broadway. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

Hall Johnson's famous negro music-drama "Run, little chillun" Original Los Angeles production.

Hall Johnson's famous negro music-drama "Run, little chillun" Original...

Poster for Federal Theatre Project presentation of "Run, Little Chillun" at the Savoy Theatre, San Diego, showing two men singing and two women dancing. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library o... More

"The chocolate soldier"

"The chocolate soldier"

Poster for the Federal Music Project presentation of "The Chocolate Soldier" at the Savoy Theatre, San Diego, Calif., showing a woman and a soldier embracing. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Lib... More

Free art classes for children & adults Under direction of Federal Art Project, WPA / / h.

Free art classes for children & adults Under direction of Federal Art ...

Poster announcing free art classes for children and adults. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

Lyman Bryson, famous forum leader, will discuss "Are we done with democracy?" at Roosevelt High 8th year of Des Moines Public Forum / / designed and produced by Iowa Art Program WPA.

Lyman Bryson, famous forum leader, will discuss "Are we done with demo...

Poster announcing a public forum to be held at Roosevelt High School, Des Moines, Iowa, at which Lyman Bryson will discuss the future of democracy. Date stamped on verso: Oct 29 1940. Work Projects Administrati... More

Once upon a time / Whitley.

Once upon a time / Whitley.

Poster showing Little Red Riding Hood and a wolf. Date stamped on verso: Sep 7 1939. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

Don't gamble with syphilis--Consult health authorities

Don't gamble with syphilis--Consult health authorities

Poster showing a man rolling dice. Date stamped on verso: Mar 27 1940. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

Victor Herbert's comic opera "Fortune teller" with famous "gypsy love song"

Victor Herbert's comic opera "Fortune teller" with famous "gypsy love ...

Poster for Federal Theatre and Music Project presentation of "Fortune Teller" at the Emery, Walnut and Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio, showing the king of hearts playing card. Work Projects Administration Poster Col... More

"A hero is born" A romantic musical by Theresa Holburn - based on an original story by Andrew Lang : Music by A. Lehman Engel - lyrics by Agnes Morgan / / Halls.

"A hero is born" A romantic musical by Theresa Holburn - based on an o...

Poster for Federal Theatre Project presentation of "A Hero is Born" at the Adelphi Theatre, 54th Street east of 7th Avenue, showing a man riding on a magic carpet. Date stamped on verso: Dec 8 1937. Work Projec... More

Protect our youth Join the crusade to stamp out syphilis : Be examined now by your doctor or at a Department of Health clinic.

Protect our youth Join the crusade to stamp out syphilis : Be examined...

Poster for treatment of syphilis showing a knight standing on a serpent. Date stamped on verso: Jun 28 1939. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress). Sponsored by Staten Island Case... More

WPA Federal Music Project of New York City presents free symphony concerts

WPA Federal Music Project of New York City presents free symphony conc...

Poster for New York City Federal Music Project presentation of free symphony concerts at the Y.M. & Y.W.H.A., 1511 Fulton Ave, Bronx, New York City. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

X-Ray, radium, surgery - the three recognized treatments for cancer Consult your doctor or health bureau.

X-Ray, radium, surgery - the three recognized treatments for cancer Co...

Poster promoting diagnosis and treatment for cancer. Date stamped on verso: Feb 2 1939. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

Work with care

Work with care

Poster encouraging safety in the workplace. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress). Posters of the WPA / Christopher DeNoon. Los Angeles : Wheatly Press, c1987, no. 231 More inform... More

Federal Theatre presents "Processional" by John Howard Lawson The first modern American play / / Halls.

Federal Theatre presents "Processional" by John Howard Lawson The firs...

Poster for Federal Theatre Project presentation of "Processional" at Maxine Elliott's Theatre, 39th St. east of Broadway, New York City, showing a woman, miners, a man with a gun, a ghost, and railroad tracks a... More

"Just a scratch" But! Infection is avoided by immediate first aid on-the-job!

"Just a scratch" But! Infection is avoided by immediate first aid on-t...

Poster for Illinois WPA Safety Division promoting immediate treatment of on-the-job injuries. Poster design by John Mathews(?). Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress). Posters of t... More

Occupations related to mathematics / Blanche L. Anish.

Occupations related to mathematics / Blanche L. Anish.

Poster promoting occupations that require a background in mathematics, such as mathematics teacher, calculating machine operator, mechanical engineer, accounting auditor bookkeeper, actuary statistician. Work P... More

WPA Federal Music Project will present 8 roof garden concerts at Jamaica YMCA Free to the public.

WPA Federal Music Project will present 8 roof garden concerts at Jamai...

Poster for Federal Music Project presentation of a series of concerts at the Jamaica YMCA, 8925 Parsons Blvd., New York City. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

"Art & Mrs. Bottle" WPA Federal Theatre Playhouse, Tulane & S. Miro Arpil 26 to May 7.

"Art & Mrs. Bottle" WPA Federal Theatre Playhouse, Tulane & S. Miro Ar...

Poster for Federal Theatre Project presentation of "Art & Mrs. Bottle" at the WPA Federal Theatre Playhouse, Tulane & S. Miro Streets, Los Angeles, Calif., showing a silhouette of an artist painting at an easel... More

The 5 & 10 [cent] store

The 5 & 10 [cent] store

Poster showing various items that can be purchased at a five and ten cent store, such as rings, pans, games of checkers, china, cards, clothing, and other items. Date stamped on verso: May 24 1941. Work Project... More

"What Anne brought home"

"What Anne brought home"

Poster for Federal Theatre Project presentation of "What Anne Brought Home" at the Mason Theatre, 127 S. Broadway, showing a couple standing outside of dwelling. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (... More

Safety comes first, Art Deco Poster

Safety comes first, Art Deco Poster

Poster promoting safety in the workplace, showing a wheel with spokes and a locomotive. Date stamped on verso: Mar 27 1937. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress). Posters of the W... More

A game crop is a community asset / J.C.W.

A game crop is a community asset / J.C.W.

Poster for Bureau of Game, New York State Conservation Dept., promoting hunting of small game. Date stamped on verso: Apr 16 1937. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress). Bureau of... More

Amateur magicians contest, Roosevelt Playground Tricks, novel entertainment, jugglers, shadowgraphy, mimics, etc. : All boys and girls are eligible : Register at your playground now.

Amateur magicians contest, Roosevelt Playground Tricks, novel entertai...

Poster announcing contest for amateur magicians at Roosevelt Playground, conducted by the Parks magic man, showing stylized magician performing trick with a rabbit, and a boy. Date stamped on verso: Sep 12 1936... More

Beware the cancer quack A reputable physician does not promise a cure, demand advance payment, advertise / / Plattner.

Beware the cancer quack A reputable physician does not promise a cure,...

Poster warning cancer patients to be wary of persons claiming to be physicians and promising to cure cancer. Date stamped on verso: Sep 2 1938. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congres... More

History of civic services in the city of New York Water supply No. 4 : An average of 930,000,000 gallons is consumed daily.

History of civic services in the city of New York Water supply No. 4 :...

Poster for Federal Art Project series on the history of civic services, showing ways water is consumed in New York City in 1936. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress). Posters of ... More

The Works Progress Administration in Ohio presents the Federal Theatre for youth in "A Christmas Carol"

The Works Progress Administration in Ohio presents the Federal Theatre...

Poster for Federal Theatre Project presentation of "A Christmas Carol." Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

Senior amateur musical contest on the mall, Central Park / BK.

Senior amateur musical contest on the mall, Central Park / BK.

Poster announcing amateur musical contest in Central Park, New York City, showing stylized man playing a banjo. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

The Federal Theater Div. of WPA presents the play that rocked Broadway "Class of '29" It dares to tell the truth.

The Federal Theater Div. of WPA presents the play that rocked Broadway...

Poster for Federal Theatre Project presentation of "Class of '29" at the Waterloo Theater, showing a row of students in caps and gowns. Date stamped on verso: Jul 8 1937. Work Projects Administration Poster Col... More

Hiking WPA recreation project--Dist. no. 2 / / Shari.

Hiking WPA recreation project--Dist. no. 2 / / Shari.

Poster showing a woman hiking. Date stamped on verso: Apr 1 1939. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

Federal Mayan Theatre [presents] Censored, "a modern play"  by Conrad Seiler Hilarious 3 act comedy.

Federal Mayan Theatre [presents] Censored, "a modern play" by Conrad ...

Poster for Federal Theatre Project presentation of "Censored" at the Mayan Theatre, Hill at 11th Street, Los Angeles, Calif., showing bust portraits of a man and a woman, and a play script. Work Projects Admini... More

National art week / American art for American homes.

National art week / American art for American homes.

Poster announcing National Art Week, Nov. 25 to Dec. 1., showing a red, white, and blue palette. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

Popular Priced Theatre presents a hilarious farce by Paul Vulpius "Help yourself."

Popular Priced Theatre presents a hilarious farce by Paul Vulpius "Hel...

Poster for Federal Theatre Project presentation of "Help Yourself" at the Adelphi Theatre, showing a man with his finger to his lips and holding a bag of money. Date stamped on verso: Sep 12 1936. Work Projects... More

Treasure show of arts old and new Exhibited by men and women of 3 score and ten.

Treasure show of arts old and new Exhibited by men and women of 3 scor...

Poster for exhibition of art at the University Settlement, 184 Eldridge St. New York City. Date stamped on verso: Apr 16 1937. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress). Sponsored by ... More

History of civic services in the city of New York Fire Department No. 2 : A fire engine was used for the first time.

History of civic services in the city of New York Fire Department No. ...

Poster for Federal Art Project series on the history of civic services, showing bucket brigade and fire engine fighting a building fire in 1731. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congre... More

"Enchanted April" opens Apr. 13th to 18th, Federal Theatre, La Cadena & Mt. Vernon Aves.

"Enchanted April" opens Apr. 13th to 18th, Federal Theatre, La Cadena ...

Poster for Federal Theatre Project presentation of "Enchanted April" at the Federal Theatre, La Cadena & Mt. Vernon Aves., showing a couple standing on cliff overlooking the ocean. Work Projects Administration ... More

"Know your city" / City planning & housing exhibition : Sioux City Art Center, October - 16 - 17 - 18 : Public invited.

"Know your city" / City planning & housing exhibition : Sioux City Art...

Poster for exhibition to promote greater understanding among the public of their city through the presentation of "city planning & housing" information at the Sioux City Art Center, Iowa. Date stamped on verso:... More

History of civic services in the city of New York Fire Department No. 4 : Up-to-date machinery, efficiency, speed.

History of civic services in the city of New York Fire Department No. ...

Poster for Federal Art Project series on the history of civic services, showing fire fighters with ladder truck fighting building fire in 1936. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congres... More

American Merchant Seamen increase your professional knowledge and skill in the United States Maritime Service / Halls ; Plattner.

American Merchant Seamen increase your professional knowledge and skil...

Poster for the United States Maritime Service offering training courses to members of the American Merchant Marine. Date stamped on verso: Jun 28 1939. Caption continues: For information apply to: U.S. Maritime... More

History of civic services in the city of New York Water supply No. 1 : The first public well was dug opposite the fort.

History of civic services in the city of New York Water supply No. 1 :...

Poster for Federal Art Project series on the history of civic services, showing water being drawn from a well outside a fort in "New Amsterdam" in 1658. Date stamped on verso: Work Projects Administration Poste... More

Federal varieties 40 stage, radio, screen stars.

Federal varieties 40 stage, radio, screen stars.

Poster for Federal Theatre Project presentation of "Federal Varieties" at the Civic University Theatre, showing music hall dancer and man's head wearing a top hat. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection... More

Water carnival Music, dancing, singing.

Water carnival Music, dancing, singing.

Poster for City of New York Dept. of Parks, announcing water carnival in Central Park, showing stylized lake and lamp post. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

Low rent homes for low income families Valleyview homes, West 7th and Starkweather.

Low rent homes for low income families Valleyview homes, West 7th and ...

Poster for Cleveland Metropolitan Housing Authority announcing new low income housing development, showing family looking at new homes. Date stamped on verso: Jul 20 1940. Work Projects Administration Poster Co... More

Greensboro Federal Art Center week Open house June 7-14 : Visit your community art center, Jefferson Standard Building.

Greensboro Federal Art Center week Open house June 7-14 : Visit your c...

Poster announcing an open house at the Greensboro Federal Art Center. Date stamped on verso: Jun 5 1937. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress). Sponsored by Greensboro Art Center ... More

WPA paintings, Federal Art Gallery, 50 Beacon St., Boston

WPA paintings, Federal Art Gallery, 50 Beacon St., Boston

Poster for exhibition of WPA paintings at the Federal Art Gallery, 50 Beacon St., Boston, Mass. Date stamped on verso: Oct 9 1937. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

"Hansel and Gretel," the gingerbread children by Humperdinck Music, animals, dancing, songs.

"Hansel and Gretel," the gingerbread children by Humperdinck Music, an...

Poster for Federal Theatre Project presentation of "Hansel and Gretel" at the Beaux Arts Theatre, 8th and Beacon Streets, Los Angeles, Calif., showing Hansel and Gretel talking to a witch. Work Projects Adminis... More

49th annual exhibition of American paintings sculpture / M. Waltrip.

49th annual exhibition of American paintings sculpture / M. Waltrip.

Poster for art exhibition to be held at the Art Institute of Chicago, October 20 to December 4, showing images of a city skyline and a farm superimposed over an American flag. Work Projects Administration Poste... More

Rural Pennsylvania Katherine Milhous

Rural Pennsylvania Katherine Milhous

Poster promoting Pennsylvania, showing children from a religious community. Signed in pencil by the artist. No. 101. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress). Posters of the WPA / Ch... More

WPA Federal Art Project general exhibition

WPA Federal Art Project general exhibition

Poster for Federal Art Project exhibition at the Federal Art Gallery, 50 Beacon St., Boston, Mass. Date stamped on verso: Apr 21 1937. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress). Poste... More

Visit the zoo

Visit the zoo

Poster promoting the zoo as a place to visit, showing two penguins. Date stamped on verso: Aug 4 1937. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

Frakturs illumination - Pennsylvania Costumes and handicrafts, the Pennsylvania Germans.

Frakturs illumination - Pennsylvania Costumes and handicrafts, the Pen...

Poster promoting Pennsylvania, showing an Amish couple. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

The Federal Theatre presents "Up pops the devil" 3 act comedy by Albert Hackett and Frances Goodrich at the Waterloo Theater.

The Federal Theatre presents "Up pops the devil" 3 act comedy by Alber...

Poster for Federal Theatre Project presentation of "Up pops the devil" at the Waterloo Theater, showing stylized ballerina. Stamped on verso: Works Progress Administration, Des Moines, Iowa. Official business. ... More

Photographs, 4th annual exhibition, Sioux City Camera Club

Photographs, 4th annual exhibition, Sioux City Camera Club

Poster for the Sioux City Camera Club's fourth annual exhibition of photographs at the Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, Iowa. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress). Date stamped... More

"Autumn crocus"

"Autumn crocus"

Poster for Federal Theatre Project presentation of "Autumn Crocus" at the WPA Federal Theatre, Tulane and Miro, Los Angeles, Calif., showing a couple in costume. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (... More

Who's who in the zoo Illustrated natural history prepared by the WPA Federal Writers Project : On sale at all book stores, zoos, and museums.

Who's who in the zoo Illustrated natural history prepared by the WPA F...

Poster advertising WPA Federal Writers' Project illustrated guide to natural history. Date stamped on verso: Jun 4 1937. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress). Attributed to Sidne... More

Enjoy ice roller skating / J.P.

Enjoy ice roller skating / J.P.

Poster promoting "ice roller skating" at the New York City Building, Flushing Meadow Park, New York. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress). Posters of the WPA / Christopher DeNoon... More

"The path of flowers" A new farce-comedy by Valentine Katayev.

"The path of flowers" A new farce-comedy by Valentine Katayev.

Poster for Federal Theatre Project presentation of "The Path of Flowers" at the Experimental Theatre (Daly's), 63rd St. east of Broaday, New York City, New York, showing drawing of a man with flowers. Work Proj... More

"Devil's disciple"

"Devil's disciple"

Poster for Federal Theatre Project presentation of "Devil's Disciple" at the Federal Theatre Playhouse, Tulane & Miro, showing a cartoon drawing of a head in profile with a halo. Work Projects Administration Po... More

Better housing The solution to infant mortality in the slums / / Benj. Sheer.

Better housing The solution to infant mortality in the slums / / Benj....

Poster promoting better housing as a solution for high rates of infant mortality in the slums, showing a blueprint of new housing next to existing tenement buildings over which stands the figure of Death. Date ... More

Safety for you, for all

Safety for you, for all

Poster for the WPA Illinois Safety Division promoting safety, showing a civil defense symbol. Hand-written on verso: 10/13/36. Designed by Carken. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

"The Mikado"

"The Mikado"

Poster for Federal Music Project presentation of "The Mikado" at the El Centro High School auditorium, showing Japanese tea garden. Sponsored by Music Teachers Association. Work Projects Administration Poster C... More

Work with care

Work with care

Poster encouraging safety in the workplace, showing machinery. Date stamped on verso: Mar 27 1937. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress). Posters of the WPA / Christopher DeNoon. ... More

"The devil passes" by Benn W. Levy

"The devil passes" by Benn W. Levy

Poster for Federal Theatre Project presentation of "The Devil Passes" at the Columbia theater. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

Try a Yankee Doodle cocktail - New! Novel! Different! - "Follow the parade" now at Hollywood Playhouse.

Try a Yankee Doodle cocktail - New! Novel! Different! - "Follow the pa...

Poster for presentation of "Follow the Parade" at the Hollywood Playhouse, showing a martini glass and a top hat with red, white, and blue stars and stripes. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Libr... More

"The fool" by Channing Pollock

"The fool" by Channing Pollock

Poster for Federal Theatre Project presentation of "The Fool" at the Mason Theatre, 127 S. Broadway, Calif. Federal Road Show Attraction. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

This is the storekeeper He sells the things that are good for you to eat : He must keep the food clean.

This is the storekeeper He sells the things that are good for you to e...

Poster about retail food markets, merchants, and healthy eating. Date stamped on verso: Apr 16 1937. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

"4" unit exhibition - paintings, prints, sculpture, murals

"4" unit exhibition - paintings, prints, sculpture, murals

Poster for Federal Art Project exhibition of paintings, prints, sculpture, and murals at the Federal Art Gallery, 225 West 57 St., New York City. Date stamped on verso: Mar 24 1941. Work Projects Administration... More

Whom have you exposed to syphilis Tell your physician : They should be examined : They may need treatment.

Whom have you exposed to syphilis Tell your physician : They should be...

Poster for New York State Dept. of Health encouraging treatment for syphilis. Date stamped on verso: Jun 28 1939. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress). Posters of the WPA / Chris... More

Direct to mum show, Garfield Park Conservatory / Whitley.

Direct to mum show, Garfield Park Conservatory / Whitley.

Poster announcing "Mum show" at the Garfield Park Conservatory, Chicago Park District, showing a mum blossom. Date hand-written on verso: 12/31/41. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

Sioux City Civic Chorus of the Department of Public Recreation presents Handel's "Messiah"

Sioux City Civic Chorus of the Department of Public Recreation present...

Poster announcing presentation of Handel's "Messiah" by the Sioux City Civic Chorus at the Central High School auditorium, Sioux City, Iowa. Date stamped on verso: Jan 22 1940. Work Projects Administration Post... More

Negative blood during treatment does not mean cure Continue treatment until discharged : New York State Department of Health.

Negative blood during treatment does not mean cure Continue treatment ...

Poster for New York State Department of Health promoting "treatment until discharged," showing a microscope. Date stamped on verso: Jun 28 1939. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

"The chocolate soldier"

"The chocolate soldier"

Poster for the Federal Music Project presentation of "The Chocolate Soldier" at the Municipal Auditorium, Long Beach, California. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress). Sponsored ... More

"Mystery of broadwalk asylum" by C.E. Reynolds

"Mystery of broadwalk asylum" by C.E. Reynolds

Poster for Federal Theatre Project presentation of "Mystery of Broadwalk Asylum" at the Hollywood Playhouse. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress). Opens June 29; mystery thrills chills.

Exhibition of art by children / Osborn.

Exhibition of art by children / Osborn.

Poster for an exhibition of children's art, showing a cow and a house. Date stamped on verso: Feb 16 1940. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress). Posters of the WPA / Christopher ... More

Exhibition - oils & watercolors, Federal Art Gallery Federal Art Project, Works Progress Administration.

Exhibition - oils & watercolors, Federal Art Gallery Federal Art Proje...

Poster for exhibition of oil and watercolor paintings at the Federal Art Gallery, 225 W. 57 St., New York City, New York, showing a palette and paintbrushes. Date stamped on verso: Sep 2 1938. Work Projects Adm... More

Health for efficiency Free courses in health education sponsored by Adult Education Project of the Board of Education and the WPA.

Health for efficiency Free courses in health education sponsored by Ad...

Poster for Adult Education Project announcing free courses in health education. Caption continues with course listing: Everyday problems in healthful living ; Family health and family recreation ; Problems of t... More

Birds of the world An illustrated natural history in popular style with 100 candid photos : A New York City, W.P.A. Federal Writers' Project book : American guide series.

Birds of the world An illustrated natural history in popular style wit...

Poster advertising WPA Federal Writers' Project illustrated guide to natural history of birds of the world. Date stamped on verso: Jun 28 1939. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congres... More

WPA water colors, prints exhibition, Federal Art Gallery / HG [monogram].

WPA water colors, prints exhibition, Federal Art Gallery / HG [monogra...

Poster announcing WPA exhibition of watercolors and prints at the Federal Art Gallery, 50 Beacon St., Boston, Mass. Date stamped on verso: Nov 8 1937. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of ... More

"The Mikado"

"The Mikado"

Poster for Federal Music Project presentation of "The Mikado" at the Philharmonic Auditorium, showing Japanese tea garden. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

Art classes for children / REK

Art classes for children / REK

Poster showing a child drawing. Date stamped on verso: Feb 16 1940. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress). Posters of the WPA / Christopher DeNoon. Los Angeles: Wheatly Press, c19... More

Can you stop? - Speed and stopping distance - Iowa State Safety Council / designed & produced by Iowa Art Program.

Can you stop? - Speed and stopping distance - Iowa State Safety Counci...

Safety poster features a chart including miles per hour, feet per second, and estimated distance required to react, brake, and stop a vehicle. Date stamped on verso: Sep 16 1940. Work Projects Administration Po... More

Old settlers picnic--July 15, Du Page County Centennial, Roselle / Kreger.

Old settlers picnic--July 15, Du Page County Centennial, Roselle / Kre...

Poster showing a well-dressed woman standing beside a well-dressed man. Date stamped on verso: Sep 7 1939. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

Eat fruit - be healthy

Eat fruit - be healthy

Poster promoting proper dietary habits, showing stylized fruit. Date stamped on verso: Sep 2 1938. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

WPA Federal Music Project of New York City presents free band concerts [at the] Bronx County Building

WPA Federal Music Project of New York City presents free band concerts...

Poster for New York City Federal Music Project presentation of free band concerts at the Bronx County Building, showing half-length portrait of a music conductor. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection ... More

Shall the artist survive?

Shall the artist survive?

Poster announcing forum at the Daly Theatre, 22 West 63 St., featuring speakers Holger Cahill, Dr. Erwin Edman, Elinore M. Herrick, J.B. Neumann, and Dr. Wm. Nunn, chairman. Work Projects Administration Poster ... More

American concert orchestra--Federal Music Project--Works Progress Administration

American concert orchestra--Federal Music Project--Works Progress Admi...

Poster for Federal Music Project presentation of American Concert Orchestra, showing a cello. Attributed to Carken. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

Exhibit 1st anniversary Art Center : Visit your art center.

Exhibit 1st anniversary Art Center : Visit your art center.

Poster for Federal Art Project exhibition commemorating the first anniversary of the Art Center, 59 S. State St., Salt Lake City, Utah, showing a hand with an eye. Date stamped on verso: Nov 28 1939. Work Proje... More

The Federal Theater Div. of W.P.A. presents "Blind alley," by James Warwick at the President Theatre

The Federal Theater Div. of W.P.A. presents "Blind alley," by James Wa...

Poster for Federal Theatre Project presentation of "Blind Alley" at the President Theatre, showing an alley. Date stamped on verso: Jul 8 1937. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

Send your magazine subscriptions to New Trier Help support the scholarship fund

Send your magazine subscriptions to New Trier Help support the scholar...

Poster for a fundraising drive by the New Trier girls' club, showing a clock tower. Date stamped on verso: Mar 25 1941. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

October's "bright blue weather" A good time to read!.

October's "bright blue weather" A good time to read!.

Poster for the WPA Statewide Library Project, showing a boy reading a book, surrounded by a bat, ghost, witch, and other images of Halloween. Date stamped on verso: Aug 30 1940. Work Projects Administration Pos... More

Industrial designs by Joe Funk, Ottumwa Art Center / designed & made by Iowa Art Program, W.P.A.

Industrial designs by Joe Funk, Ottumwa Art Center / designed & made b...

Poster for exhibition of industrial designs at the Ottumwa Art Center, showing arrangement of several manufactured items. Date stamped on verso: Oct 29 1940. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Libr... More

"The tailor becomes a storekeeper" A grotesque comedy by David Pinski : Daly's Theatre.

"The tailor becomes a storekeeper" A grotesque comedy by David Pinski ...

Poster for Federal Theatre Project presentation of "The Tailor Becomes a Storekeeper" at Daly's Theatre, 63rd Street east of Broadway, New York City, showing a hand holding a fish being cut in half with sissors... More

Public forum - H. Duncan Hall, former high official of the League of Nations, will discuss the essential conditions of any lasting peace / designed & made by Iowa Art Program, W.P.A.

Public forum - H. Duncan Hall, former high official of the League of N...

Poster announcing a public forum in Des Moines, Iowa. Date stamped on verso: Nov 8 1940. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

Forum In cooperation with Forum Div., Board of Education, WPA : Admission free / / jr [monogram].

Forum In cooperation with Forum Div., Board of Education, WPA : Admiss...

Poster announcing public forum sponsored by the New York City Board of Education. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress). Posters of the WPA / Christopher DeNoon. Los Angeles : Whe... More

Rotten living Decent living through planned housing.

Rotten living Decent living through planned housing.

Poster promoting planned housing as a solution to better living conditions in cities, showing a child standing in a alley with a trash can and cat rummaging through the garbage. Work Projects Administration Pos... More

Exhibition Oil paintings from the easel division : N.Y.C. WPA Art Project, Work Projects Administration.

Exhibition Oil paintings from the easel division : N.Y.C. WPA Art Proj...

Poster for Federal Art Project exhibition of oil paintings. Date stamped on verso: Mar 24 1941. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

Don't fight cancer alone Ask these agencies for advice [....]

Don't fight cancer alone Ask these agencies for advice [....]

Poster encouraging cancer patients to seek information from various agencies, showing a woman holding a caduceus and standing on a crab. Date stamped on verso: Sep 2 1938. Caption continues: Your state or local... More

Congenital syphilis is preventable If syphilitic mothers will take adequate treatment during the last five months of pregnancy : New York State Department of Health / / Dux.

Congenital syphilis is preventable If syphilitic mothers will take ade...

Poster for New York State Department of Health promoting proper treatment for syphilis for pregnant women, showing woman holding a baby. Date stamped on verso: Jun 28 1939. Work Projects Administration Poster C... More

Federal Theatre, La Cadena and Mt. Vernon, presents Leslie Howard's "Murray Hill" Society farce-comedy.

Federal Theatre, La Cadena and Mt. Vernon, presents Leslie Howard's "M...

Poster for Federal Theatre Project presentation of "Murray Hill" at the Federal Theatre, La Cadena and Mt. Vernon Aves., showing a couple being driven in a horse-drawn carriage. Work Projects Administration Po... More

As old as creation Syphilis is now curable :Consult your physician / / JD.

As old as creation Syphilis is now curable :Consult your physician / /...

Poster promoting treatment for syphilis, showing dinosaurs. Town of Hempstead, W.H. Runcie M.D. Health Officer. Date stamped on verso: Dec 1 1937. Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

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