Failure Here May Mean Death Below WPA safety poster, circa 1933-1941

The Federal Arts Project was a branch of the Works Progress Administration, President Franklin D. Roosevelt's massive work-relief effort. In its peak years, 1936 to 1938, the FAP employed 5,000 artists across the country, at a salary of $95 a month. They created murals, sculptures and paintings,...

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Collection:Works Projects Administration posters collection (#V99)
Date:1933-01-01/1941-12-31
Alternate Date:Circa 1933-1941
Dimensions:43.8 x 55.1 cm
Box Number:Box 5
Folder Number:Folder 16
Format: Electronic
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Copyright:Please contact Historical Society of Pennsylvania Rights and Reproductions (rnr@hsp.org)
Online Access:https://digitallibrary.hsp.org/index.php/Detail/objects/13795
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Summary: The Federal Arts Project was a branch of the Works Progress Administration, President Franklin D. Roosevelt's massive work-relief effort. In its peak years, 1936 to 1938, the FAP employed 5,000 artists across the country, at a salary of $95 a month. They created murals, sculptures and paintings, taught community art classes to millions, and produced 2 million posters from 35,000 designs at a cost of about a dime each.