The Daniel Hall collection, 1922-1913.


Hall, Daniel August, 1937-. The Daniel Hall collection, 1922-1913.

The Daniel Hall collection, 1922-1913.

This collection contains materials collected by Daniel Hall while working on his Master's thesis on Arizona artists involved in the federal government's Public Works of Art Project. It consists of the correspondence authored by Mr. Hall conducted during all stages of his thesis work, collections of publications collected by the researcher, profiles of Arizona artists involved in the PWAP, and other research materials. Included in those files are documents from the files of Karel Yasko, former Fine Arts Counselor and Historic Preservationist for the Government Services Agency, and art scholar Dr. Francis V. O'Connor, expert on American Murals.

1 linear ft. (2 document boxes)

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Federal Art Project (corporateBody)

The FAP projects included a broad range of events and activities which generated the various publications and materials found in the central files of the general subject series. ART FOR THE MILLIONS was a publication project about the accomplishments of the FAP consisting of a series of articles by Project workers. In addition to creating work for artists, the FAP sought to increase art appreciation as well as art sales among the general public. In doing so it devised a plan which created Nation...

United States. Works Progress Administration (corporateBody)

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) of the U.S. government was the major relief agency of Franklin D. Roosevelt's "New Deal". Supplanting the Civil Works Administration (an emergency temporary work relief program, 1933-1934), the WPA employed over two million Americans before its liquidation in 1941. From the guide to the United States Works Progress Administration reports, 1934-1941, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) A Works Progress Admi...

Phoenix Fine Arts Association. (corporateBody)

United States. Department of the Treasury (corporateBody)

The Department of the Treasury was created by an act of Congress (1 Stat. 65), approved September 2, 1789. The orginal act established the Department to superintend the manage the National finances. This act charged the Secretary of the Treasury with the preparation of plans for the improvement and management of the revenue and the support of public credit. It further provided that the Secretary should prescribe the forms for keeping and rendering all manner of public accounts and for the ma...

Kittredge, Mary, 1949- (person)

Thomas, Marjorie, 1885-1978. (person)

Henninger, J. M. (person)

Davis, Lew, 1910-1979 (person)

Arizona Commission on the Arts & Humanities (corporateBody)

Santee, Ross, 1888-1965 (person)

Western painter and illustrator. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1947-1948. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122613275 Arizona author, artist and cowboy. From the description of Ross Santee papers, 1926-1977. (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 31876958 From the guide to the Ross Santee papers, 1926-1977, (University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections) ...

Swing, David, 1830-1894 (person)

American clergyman. From the description of Letter to Samuel Sidney McClure, 1887 October 3. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 54674164 ...

Public Works of Art Project (U.S.) (corporateBody)

Yasko, Karel, 1911-1985 (person)

Karel Yasko (1911-1985), General Services Administration Assistant Commissioner for Design and Construction starting in 1962. From the description of Yasko, Karel, 1911-1985 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10615033 ...

Kopta, Emry, 1884-1953 (person)

Emry Kopta (May 22, 1884 - May 20, 1953) was born in Austria to Vaclav and Flora Kopta. Vaclav was a distinguished concert violinist and music teacher in Czechoslovakia and the U.S.; during a tour with the New York and Philadelphia Philharmonic Orchestras he met Flora Wilson, who was from a Philadelphia aristocratic family. Emry had also studied violin, but gave up when his father informed him that he'd never be a concert caliber violinist - he was nine years old. Kopta'...

Cory, Kate, 1861-1958 (person)

Hall, Daniel August, 1937- (person)

Daniel Hall was a student in Arizona State University's Graduate School of Art, where he earned an MA in 1974. His thesis topic was Arizona artists involved in the Works Progress Administration's Public Works of Art Project that the United States government instituted in the 1930s to put artists to work and celebrate American cultural heritage. The Public Works of Art Project was one of the first of the U.S. federal art programs conceived as part of the New Deal during t...

United States. Public Buildings Service (corporateBody)

Bruce, a painter, Washington, D.C., directed the Public Works of Art Project, Dec. 1933 - June 1934 and the Section of Painting and Sculpture (later the Section of Fine Arts), a program in the Treasury Department and later reorganized under the Public Buildings Administration of the Federal Works Agency, established to administer the decoration of public buildings. From the description of Material concerning Edward Bruce, 1933-1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83145267 ...

Kittredge, Bob. (person)

Sanderson, Phillips (person)

Sculptor; Scottsdale, Ariz. and Oroville, Calif.; b. 1908. From the description of Oral history interview with Phillips Sanderson, 1965 Apr. 1 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82155921 ...

Megargee, Lon (person)

O'Connor, Francis V. (person)

Francis O'Connor (1937- ) is an art historian in New York, N.Y. O'Connor wrote extensively on the New Deal art programs of the Depression and the Roosevelt Administration. In addition to "Art for the Millions" and "Federal Support for the Visual Arts: the New Deal and Now," he also wrote, "The New Deal Art Projects: an Anthology of Memoirs" based on extensive interviews and research of New Deal artists and the genesis and continuity of government sponsored art programs. ...

Black, LaVerne Nelson, 1887-1938 (person)

Roca, Stella. (person)

Berninghaus, Oscar E. (Oscar Edmund), 1874-1952 (person)

Painter; Santa Fe, New Mexico. From the description of Oscar E. Berninghaus collection, 1976-1983. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122333549 Painter, designer, teacher; Taos, New Mexico. From the description of Oscar E. Berninghaus correspondence, 1945-1951. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122455993 Painter and designer. From the description of Oscar E. Berninghaus papers, 1895-1961. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86118406 ...