Federal art, portrait of the nation

presenting a new portfolio of public art in two specially prepared poster series, to celebrate the golden anniversary of the New Deal arts program and the silver anniversary of the General Services Administration"s art-in-architecture program
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U.S. General Services Administration , [Washington, D.C.?]
Public art -- United States -- Catalogs, New Deal, 1933
ContributionsUnited States. General Services Administration
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