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Ohio Federal Writers' Project


Attached caption reads: "FEDERAL ART PROJECT NO. 1- John C. Lutz, putting the finishing touches to his painting 'The W.P.A. Worker.' Photo by W.P.A. Photographer, Federal Project No. 1. (Writers') District #16. 6-16-36. Photo taken at Morgan School, Cincinnati, Ohio." This is a photograph of John C. Lutz putting the finishing touches to his painting, "The W.P.A. Worker," at Morgan School in Cincinnati, Ohio. This work was a part of the Federal Art Project that employed more than 5, 000 artists who created 225, 000 works of art for the American people. Many famous artists got their start working on the WPA, including Will Barnet, Adolph Gottlieb, Archibald Motley, David Park, and Jackson Pollock.
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