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New Deal Art

During the Great Depression in the United States many creative workers found employment in federal government programs. Various projects of the WPA provided income for artists, musicians, actors, writers and craftsmen.

Like the popular Chautauqua presentations, the WPA projects often reached isolated areas of the country. For many rural citizens these programs introduced them to their first theater, art or symphony experience.


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