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Financial Insecurity.jpg
This poster is one of many "soil conservation charts" created by the US Department of Agriculture during the 1930s, specifically in response to conditions of drought and farming practices that had exacerbated the problem. In this instance, the Soil…

Poster for Federal Art Project exhibition of regional art (New Jersey and New York) at the Federal Art Gallery, 225 West 57 St., New York City, showing a stylized gallery view.

Allocations poster.jpg
The Federal Art Project wasn't simply a relief program; central to its mission was the creation of art for government buildings, schools, libraries, charitable institutions, and hospitals like the one in Mt. Morris. This process was termed…

FAP Gallery Exhibition.jpg
This poster was created by the Richard Floethe, Director of the Federal Art Project's NYC Poster Division. His training at the modernist Bauhaus in Germany shows its influence in stylized illustration and bold, simple lettering. The Federal Art…

Albany FAP.jpg
Created by the Federal Art Project Poster Division, this advertises a show staged by the Albany Institute of History and Art. It appears to have supported "The Art Caravan," a traveling exhibition of paintings accompanied by lecturer Judson Smith.…

Exhibition-Oil Paintings.jpg
Created by the WPA poster division, it's not clear whether this sign is promoting a show at the New Deal Gallery, a show at some other location, or simply was used for traveling shows.
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