Spanish Child Welfare Association of America

Alternative names
Dates:
Active 1937
Active 1939

Biographical notes:

The Spanish Child Welfare Association was founded in New York City in 1937 for the purpose of raising funds to evacuate, feed and nurse children who were victims of the Spanish Civil War. It raised funds primarily by sponsoring exhibitions of drawings done by Spanish children and paintings by contemporary Spanish artists at art museums, colleges and art associations.

From the guide to the Spanish Child Welfare Association of America records, 1937-1939, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

The Spanish Child Welfare Association was founded in New York City in 1937 for the purpose of raising funds to evacuate, feed and nurse children who were victims of the Spanish Civil War.

It raised funds primarily by sponsoring exhibitions of drawings done by Spanish children and paintings by contemporary Spanish artists at art museums, colleges and art associations.

From the description of Spanish Child Welfare Association of America records, 1937-1939. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 144652414

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Ark ID:
w6r00wjk
SNAC ID:
39807796

Subjects:

  • Art, Spanish (?)
  • Child welfare
  • Children's art--Spain
  • Children's art
  • Art--Exhibitions
  • Child welfare--Spain

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Places:

  • Spain (as recorded)
  • Spain (as recorded)