NAME OF COLLECTION:
Reproduction of Works Progress Administration Scrapbook What They Do.
LOCAL CONTROL NUMBER(S):
DATES OF MATERIAL:
124 negatives: safety film; 4 x 5 in.
F. E. Rogers.
San Diego History Center
Booth Historical Photograph Archives
P.O. Box 81825
San Diego, CA 92138
Loan for copy from Research Archives, San Diego Historical Society, 1985?
Open for research.
For permission to reproduce or publish, contact the curator of the Booth Historical Photograph Archives at the San Diego Historical Society. Reproduction or publication of any part of this collection must include the following information next to the image(s) or in a special section of credits: Reproduction of Works Progress Administration Scrapbook What They Do, San Diego History Center, Booth Historical Photograph Archives.
Forms part of San Diego History Center Negative Collection. Scrapbook title: What They Do: A Pictorial Review of Representative Projects of the Professional and Women’s Division of the Works Progress Administration, District No. 12, State of California, with Explanatory Text / compiled by [San Diego] County Library Extension Service Project 5682. Photocopy of scrapbook and additional WPA related images from the Photograph Archives available in Print Reference Book: WPA. Original: Scrapbook in Research Archives (SB 55), San Diego History Center.
ORGANIZATION AND ARRANGEMENT:
Arrangement: original order.
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTES:
Reproduction of scrapbook compiled by the San Diego County Library Extension Service with funding by the Works Progress Administration. Features photographs with captions, ephemera, and text reviewing various projects of the Professional and Women’s Division of the WPA in San Diego County from 1935-1937. Projects involve the Natural History Museum, public library extension services, spinning and weaving, visual education and curriculums for San Diego City Schools, recreation programs, and the Fine Arts Gallery.
Education – California – San Diego.
Galleries & museums – California – San Diego.
Public libraries – California – San Diego County.
Public service employment – California – San Diego County.
Recreation – California – San Diego County.
Front matter, including title page.
Natural History Museum, Balboa Park. [WPA] Professional Project No. 597. Lewis W. Walker, Supervisor.
San Diego County Library Service Extension. WPA Project No. 5682. Edgar Allan Bryan, Superintendent.
Spinning and Weaving, a unit of the [WPA] Sewing Project. Marian Kendall, Supervisor.
[San Diego] City Library Service Extension. [WPA] Project No. 5683. Jean Stewart, Supervisor.
Visual Education Project. Marian Evans, Supervisor.
Recreational Project No. 5924. J. A. Writer, Supervisor.
Preparation of Exhibits for Fine Arts Gallery, Balboa Park. WPA Project No. 1573. Marian B. D’Ave, Supervisor.
San Diego City Schools Curriculum Project. Helen Bess, Supervisor.