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Administrative Records, 1935-1942 (continued)
BOX 22-31, 941 Work Projects Administration (WPA) File, 1935-1942
Administrative material from the Works Projects Administration, including correspondence, speeches, reports, publications, publicity, and blank forms. Specific subjects include: activities and research studies of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), Federal Art Project (FAP), Federal Music Project (FMP), Federal Writers' Project (FWP), Historical Records Survey (HRS), and research for WPA marionettes, radio, and theater.
Arranged alphabetically by subject and chronologically therein.
Administrative correspondence
BOX-FOLDER 22/15 Blind project
BOX-FOLDER 22/16 General letter no. 240
BOX-FOLDER 22/17 General letter no. 278
BOX-FOLDER 22/18 Administrative forms
Administrative publications
BOX-FOLDER 22/19 The Dawn, New Jersey
BOX-FOLDER 22/20 Government Aid During the Depression
BOX-FOLDER 22/21-22 Index of Research Projects, volumes 1 and 2
BOX-FOLDER 23/21 Questions and Answers on the WPA
BOX-FOLDER 23/1 Subject Index of Research Bulletins and Monographs
BOX-FOLDER 23/2 Training Manual for Library Service Personnel
BOX-FOLDER 23/3-4 Work, District of Columbia
BOX-FOLDER 23/5 Administrative publicity
Administrative reports
BOX-FOLDER 23/6 "Community Organization for Leisure"
BOX-FOLDER 23/7 An Exhibition of Selected Skills of the Unemployed
BOX-FOLDER 23/8 Federal Project One, Ohio
BOX-FOLDER 23/9 The Film Index reviews
BOX-FOLDER 23/10 "Interpreting the Art Project"
BOX-FOLDER 23/11 Inventory: An Appraisal of Results of the WPA
BOX-FOLDER 23/12 "Non-Construction Projects of the WPA"
BOX-FOLDER 23/13 Our Job With the WPA
BOX-FOLDER 23/14 Program of Federal Arts Projects, New York City
BOX-FOLDER 23/15, 31/6 Report on Progress of the WPA Program
Administrative speeches
BOX-FOLDER 23/16-17 Harrington, Col. F. C.
BOX-FOLDER 23/18-19 Hopkins, Harry L.
BOX-FOLDER 23/20 Kerr, Florence S.
Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)
BOX-FOLDER 23/22 CCC activities
BOX-FOLDER 24/1 Playwriting contest
BOX-FOLDER 24/2 Alpine Echo, California
BOX-FOLDER 24/3 Tamalpais Foghorn, California
BOX-FOLDER 24/4 Miscellaneous publications
BOX-FOLDER 24/5 Publicity
BOX-FOLDER 24/9 CCC Wedding
BOX-FOLDER 24/10 Camp locations
BOX-FOLDER 24/11 Camp play needs
Federal Art Project (FAP)
BOX-FOLDER 24/12 Articles
BOX-FOLDER 24/13 Exhibition, Phillips Gallery, Washington, D.C.
BOX-FOLDER 24/14 American Scene Design
BOX-FOLDER 24/15 Case histories
Federal Music Project (FMP)
BOX-FOLDER 24/16 Composers' Forum Laboratory
BOX-FOLDER 24/17-18 Correspondence and receipts
BOX-FOLDER 24/19 The Baton, California
BOX-FOLDER 24/20 The Federal Music Project
BOX-FOLDER 24/21 Half Notes, New York
BOX-FOLDER 941/7 Take Your Choice production material
BOX-FOLDER 24/22 to 25/1 Miscellaneous releases, programs, and catalogs
BOX-FOLDER 25/2-3 Report--Music centers, New York, N.Y.
Federal Writers' Project (FWP)
BOX-FOLDER 25/4-5 Correspondence--American Guide series
BOX-FOLDER 25/6 A Bid for Liberty
BOX-FOLDER 25/7 The Harmony Society in Pennsylvania
BOX-FOLDER 25/8 Hoosier Tall Stories
BOX-FOLDER 25/9 Nebraska Folklore
BOX-FOLDER 25/10 Selective and Critical Bibliography of Horace Mann
BOX-FOLDER 25/11 Stories of New Jersey
BOX-FOLDER 25/12 The Story of Dunellen
BOX-FOLDER 25/13 Publicity
BOX-FOLDER 25/14 Alsberg, Henry G.--statement
BOX-FOLDER 25/15-16 Brief--answers to charges
BOX-FOLDER 25/17-18 Radio scripts--"Portraits of the Empire Builders"
BOX-FOLDER 25/19-20 Suggested script for the FWP
Historical Records Survey (HRS) publications
BOX-FOLDER 25/21 Corvallis to Crescent City, California, in 1874
Program lists
BOX-FOLDER 25/22 to 26/1 Comedy, 1832-1930
BOX-FOLDER 26/2-3 Farce and music-miscellaneous
BOX-FOLDER 26/4-5 Shakespeare, 1753-1935
BOX-FOLDER 26/6-7 Drama-Tragedy, 1752-1935
BOX-FOLDER 26/8 to 27/4 Prompt books, 1709-1935
BOX-FOLDER 27/5-6 Prompt books, 1744-1931
BOX-FOLDER 27/7 Willamette Valley and Cascade Mountain Wagon Road Company (abstract)
Work Projects Administration (WPA) research
BOX-FOLDER 27/8-10 Marionettes
BOX-FOLDER 27/11-14 Radio
BOX-FOLDER 27/15 to 31/2 San Francisco theater
BOX 31, 786-927 Card File, 1935-1940
Eighty-one file sets of approximately 169,000 cards in three sizes: 3 x 5 inches, 4 x 6 inches, and 5 x 8 inches. The cards are of different colors, and in some cases, have colored metal tabs. The card sets include: training material for actors; National Service Bureau addresses and mailing lists; book adaptations for the stage; resources about American Indians; classical and foreign plays; Damroth's Day Book; dramatizations submitted; Early American plays; Federal Theatre Project productions and references; folk song recordings; high school plays; historical and frontier plays; labor plays; miracle and morality plays; "Living Newspapers" clipping indexes; National and Regional Service Bureaus; the National Service Bureau Music Library; music for Federal Theatre Project productions and for reference; royalty and non-royalty plays; indexes for photographic prints and negatives; the Play Bureau and the Play Policy Board; playreading files; indexes of plays, books, magazines, and playscripts; play and research reports; plays loaned; the Playwrights Laboratory Theatre; requisitions; staff reports; the Talent Bureau actors and productions; possible theater rentals; index for Theatre Arts Monthly; Hallie Flanagan lectures and articles; resources for minstrelsy and New York history; and research on Idaho, Iowa, Oklahoma, and children's theater.
Mostly arranged alphabetically within the separate categories by personal name, subject, or title.
BOX 786 Actors' training material
Address file and mailing list for National Service Bureau play lists and playscripts
BOX 809-813 A - E
BOX 813-816 F - J
BOX 816-819 K - O
BOX 819-820 P - R
BOX 821-823 S - T
BOX 823-825 U - Z
BOX 786 American Design index
BOX 786 American Indian resources bibliography
BOX 835 Blank forms
BOX 786-787 Book adaptations for the stage (bibliography)
BOX 787 Children's Theater research
BOX 835-836 Classical and foreign plays by country
BOX 787 Coffin List
BOX 836 Damroth's Day Book card file
BOX 787-788 Damroth's Day Book index
BOX 788 Dramatizations submitted
BOX 788 Early American Plays
BOX 825 Early American Plays index
BOX 788 Early Americana and American Plays
BOX 836-837 Essay Contest
BOX 826 Federal Theatre Project productions by region
BOX 826-828 Federal Theatre Project productions by state
BOX 828 Federal Theatre Project productions by state (with project number)
BOX 837-839 Federal Theatre Project productions by title (set 1)
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