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Works Progress Administration Federal Art Project Papers

Identifier: MS-1201
Scope and contents The Works Progress Administration Federal Art Project Papers contains a description of the purposes of the Federal Art Project, a description and title and artist listing for the M.H. De Young Museum Exhibition by California Artists for the Federal Art Project, and a title and artist listing for the Western Women's Club Exhibition of Painting by California Artists.There is also a decoratively painted cardstock with the words "California Works Progress Administration Federal Art Project."
Dates: circa 1930s

Works Progress Administration Federal Theatre Project Papers

Identifier: MS-1345
Scope and contents The Works Progress Administration Federal Theatre Project Papers includes a 10 page script titled "The First Americans," created in Los Angeles, California as part of the Federal Theatre Radio Division. The script lists Buckleigh Oxford as producer and Edward Lynn as writer, with broadcast by KECA or KFI. The script is for "The First American" No. 1 and details a story about Hopi American Indian characters.
Dates: circa 1936-1939

Works Progress Administration Historical Survey Introduction

Identifier: MS-990
Scope and contents This is a 4-page typed document describing the purpose and administration of the Works Progress Administration Historical Records Survey. When this document was created, the Historical Survey was one of the five cultural projects conducted by the Federal Government under the Women's and Professional Division of the WPA. The document was distributed from 49 Fourth Street, Room 212, San Francisco, California by Thelma Ziemer, California State Director for the Historical Survey. ...
Dates: 1937 December

Ethel A. Wragg Drawings of Aztec and Maya Phallic Symbols

Identifier: MS-1354
Scope and Contents This collections consists of line drawings and typed notes by Ethel A. Wragg regarding Aztec and Maya phallic symbols. The typed notes describe and interpret the drawings. Descriptions translated from a booklet from the Salon Secreto Museo Nationcal de Mexico.
Dates: before 1944

William Lawton Wright Manuscript and Papers

Identifier: MS-215
Abstract William “Bill” Lawton Wright (1902 March 23 - 1962 September 2) was a newspaper reporter in San Diego and San Francisco in the 1920s and 1930s. He pursued an interest in San Diego County history and discovered that the location of the Butterfield Stagecoach station on Warner’s Ranch was incorrectly identified. Wright’s 1961 publication on the topic The Warner's Ranch Butterfield Station Puzzle resulted in a National Historic Landmark designation from the...
Dates: 1931-1962

Yorba-Cota Family Papers

Identifier: MS-1061
Abstract The Cotas the and Yorbas were prominent and wealthy land-owning families who played an integral role in early California history and politics. Pablo Antonio Cota and Jose Antonio Yorba both participated in the Portola expedition and were granted vast stretches of California land as a result. This collection consists of legal documents pertaining to the Yorba and Cota families ranging from 1837 to 1897. The documents relate to land ownership, lawsuits, wills, and financial dealings.
Dates: 1837-1897

Zelia Nutall: an appreciation

Identifier: MS-787
Dates: 1925-1926

David Zook Journals

Identifier: MS-500
Abstract This collection contains three travel diaries of David Zook, documenting river and rail travel in Boston, Massachusettes; New York, New York; Pasadena, California; and Los Angeles, California from 1901-1904.
Dates: 1901-1904

Zuni Pueblo and the Veteran

Identifier: MS-1196
Dates: undated

Zuni Vocabulary

Identifier: MS-873
Abstract This is a bound journal with the title "Zuni Vocabulary" by Matilda Coxe Stevenson, 1903. Vocabularly is listed in alphabetical divisions by English word or phrase with Zuni equivalent.
Dates: 1903

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