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WPA Art Project: Secondary Sources: Books & Articles


Buy American Art, 1940

"Joint Venture or Testy Alliance?: The Public Works of Art Project in Minnesota, 1933-34," by Thomas O'Sullivan.
In Great Plains Quarterly, vol. 9, no. 2 (spring 1989), pages 89-99.
MNHS call number: F591 .G762 v.9:2

"The WPA Federal Art Project in Minnesota: A Job and A Movement," by Thomas O'Sullivan.
In Minnesota History, vol. 53, no. 5 (spring 1993).
MNHS call number: Digital version of the article

"The WPA Federal Art Projects in Minnesota, 1935-1943," by Kenneth E. Hendrickson, Jr.
In Minnesota History, vol. 53, no. 5 (spring 1993).
MNHS call number: Digital version of the article.


Accomplishments: Minnesota Art Projects in the Depression Years: Essay and Catalog, by Nancy A. Johnson.
Duluth, Minn.: Tweed Museum of Art, 1976.
MNHS call number: Reading Room N8838 .J64

The American Scene: American Painting of the 1930s, by Matthew Baigell.
New York: Praeger, 1974.
MNHS call number: ND212 .B28

Art for a Democracy: The WPA's Art Education Programs in Minnesota, 1935-1943, by Susan Ray Euler.
Ph.D. dissertation: University of Minnesota, 1990.
MNHS call number: N8838 .E85 1992

Democratic Vistas: Post Offices and Public Art in the New Deal, by Marlene Park and Gerald E. Markowitz.
Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1984.
MNHS call number: Reading Room N8838 .P37 1984

The New Deal Art Projects: An Anthology of Memoirs, edited by Francis V. O'Connor.
Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1972.
MNHS call number: N8838 .N4

The New Deal for Artists, by Richard D. McKinzie.
Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1973.
MNHS call number: N8838 .M32

A New Deal for the Arts, by Bruce I. Bustard.
Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, in association with Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1997.
MNHS call number: NX735 .B87 1997

Posters of the WPA, by Christopher DeNoon.
Los Angeles: Wheatley Press, c1987.
MNHS call number: NC1807.U5 D46 1987

Film & Video

Minnesota Living History: Clement Haupers, color videocassette
Produced by: Independent School District No. 279. Osseo, Minn.: 1982.
Interview with artist Clement Haupers, who discusses his involvement in the Federal Art Project, 1935-1943.
MNHS call number: Videotape 76 (12 minutes).

Senior Citizens in Art with Chris Matteson: Clement Haupers, color videocassette
Produced by: Northern Cablevision, Inc. St. Louis Park, Minn.: 1981.
Interview with Clement Haupers, who discusses his art career, his work with the Federal Art Project, and the exhibit at the Minnesota Historical Society, "Clement Haupers: Six Decades of Art in Minnesota."
MNHS call number: Videotape 39 (35 minutes).

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