Federal Theatre Vol. 1 - No. 4 - March, 1936
(WPA)

New York: Works Progress Adminstration, 1936. F 15 pages; black and white illustrated with a frontispiece map of the U.S. indicating location where projects were operating and a couple of black and white photo-illustrations within the text; a report naming the accomplishments of this Project - various plays - including those by racial groups, black, Yiddish, Cuban - production plans using cheaper staging and experiments in expression, vaudeville, marionettes, motion pictures, the dance group, research & publication, educational efforts; the point is made that the success of the variety of projects is dependent on the cooperation between various artists, designers, writers, safety engineers & firemen, musicians and more; a note of printing history at the front endpaper - "...booklet was produced entirely without type by Federal Theatre Workers. Composed on the Vari-typer and printed on a Multilith machine..."; the Periodical issued for All workers on Federal Theatre Projects Throughout America by the Bureau of Research and Publication, Rosamond Gilder, Director; edited by Pierre de Rohan; this issue published especially for WPA administrators in Washington and in the field; printed stapled paper covers, detached; approx. 9 1/2" x 12" size; covers worn, soiled, a couple of closed edge-tears; contents clean; in good condition, an interesting report on the varied accomplishments of this very creative branch of the WPA. Good Paperback (Item ID: 21086)

$125.00

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