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1930s | 1930s

janet-lynn-oakley's picture
Jul.18.2012
In the worst of times, the best intentions go awry. One  mistake can ruin a life. One mistake can transform it. Can a camp deep in the forests of the Pacific NW bring redemption. Park Hardesty hopes so.
julia-stein's picture
Feb.13.2009
This is a video about Bernard Zakheim, artist, friend of Hemingway and Diego Rivera. Working for the WPA he painted murals at Coit Tower, North Beach, San Francisco. He also did the Holocaust Memorial in Los Angeles. I met his sons when I was a teenager at Anytown, an integrated summer camp held in...
julia-stein's picture
Feb.08.2009
This video is an excellent introduction to the WPA artists program including shots of Maurice del Mue's WPA murals, images of WPA mural artists, WPA musicians, the WPA theater project, and information about the restoration of del Mue's mural and the impact of the restoration on arts now.
julia-stein's picture
Feb.08.2009
Here are video interviews of two people who worked on the WPA artists program; Studs Turkel and Stetson Kennedy, who labored with Zora Heal Hurston to collect spirituals