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[BKARTS] New Bienes Museum WPA Print Publication



Broward County Library's
Bienes Museum of the Modern Book
Is pleased to announce the release of its latest print publication:

WPA MUSEUM EXTENSION PROJECT, 1935-1943: Government Created Visual Aids for Children from the Collections of the Bienes Museum of the Modern Book / by James A. Findlay and Lillian Perricone.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL: Bienes Museum of the Modern Book, 2009.
188 p.: all color Illustrations; 29 x 19 cm. - (ISBN: 978-0-9762267-1-0) - US $35.00.

[CONTENTS: Acknowledgements and Introduction, p. 4; The WPA Museum Extension Project in Context: Historical Precedents in Visual Education by Lillian Perricone, p. 8-27; The Great Depression and the New Deal by James A. Findlay, p. 28-35; The WPA's Division of Women's and Professional Projects by James A. Findlay, p. 36-37; The Pennsylvania Museum Extension Project (1935-1943): The First WPA Visual Education Project by Lillian Perricone, p. 38-57; Selected Collection Checklist, p. 58-91; Bibliography, p. 92-109; Index of Makers, p. 110; Index of Titles and Sub-titles, p. 111-112; Index of Formats, p. 113; Appendices: Museum Extension Projects by State, p. 114-119; Report: Visual Education Material for Public Schools of Pennsylvania [1937?], p. 120-153; The State-Wide Museum Extension Project Catalog [1939-1940?], p. 154-188;  Colophon, p. [190].

For order information please visit:

http://digilab.browardlibrary.org/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/BienesPubs&CISOPTR=1714&CISOSHOW=1713

or e-mail:

James (Jim) A. Findlay
Bienes Museum Librarian
Broward County Library -- Main Library
954-357-8692 (office)
954-357-6762 (fax)
jfindlay@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx<mailto:jfindlay@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Main Library
Bienes Museum of the Modern Book
The Dianne and Michael Bienes Special Collections and Rare Book Library
100 S. Andrews Ave.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301

www.broward.org/library/bienes_about.htm<http://www.broward.org/library/bienes_about.htm>

Current Exhibition:

2008 Florida Artists' Book Prize
March 25-June 19, 2009

http://digilab.browardlibrary.org/

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Forthcoming Exhibition:

Pop Phenomena: A Comic Book Exhibition, June 30-September 20, 2009

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