WPA Weaving Adult Education Program

Title

WPA Weaving Adult Education Program

Subject

United States. Works Progress Administration
Weaving
African Americans
Looms
Handlooms

Description

An African American man uses a handloom to weave textiles as part of a Works Progress Administration adult education program.

On verso: "Weaving is one of the practical arts taken up in the evening classes. Many handsome rugs and mats made in the schools are sold."

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

n.d.

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Format

jpg

Language

eng

Identifier

401307
Federal Writers Project

Original Format

commercial print
b&w
112
21 x 26 cm

Citation

“WPA Weaving Adult Education Program,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed October 20, 2021, https://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/21077.