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MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN: GOVERNMENT EMPLOYED ARTISTS!

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1936 or 1937 poster. Image via Library of Congress on Flickr.

1936 or 1937 poster. Image via Library of Congress on Flickr

 

Check out one way we could make America great again by reading a new article up on Artsy, written by Tess Thackara: “What We Can Learn from the Brief Period When the Government Employed Artists”. Learn about how the Works Progress Administration (WPA) supported artists and diversity in the arts for a brief time in American history…

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  1. I have more than a few titles that treat subject matter covered in this article in my bibliography on the Great Depression and the New Deal, should anyone be interested: https://www.academia.edu/16451073/The_Great_Depression_and_The_New_Deal_A_Basic_Bibliography

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