Digging Deeper

Interested in learning more about this topic? Here are ideas for further reading.

  1. DESIGN Magazine, Vol. 45, No. 6, February 1944. (The entire issue was devoted to the Milwaukee WPA Handicraft Project. Includes articles by Elsa Ulbricht and Mary Kellogg Rice.)
  2. Maier, Kathryn E., "A New Deal for Local Crafts: Textiles from the Milwaukee Handicrafts Project," Exhibit Catalog, April 28-May 22, 1994, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Art History Gallery. (Catalog contains an excellent overview of the Milwaukee WPA Handicraft Project.)
  3. O'Sullivan, Betty Danielson, "Milwaukee's WPA Dolls," Doll Reader, May 1987, 139-144.
  4. Rogowski, Gini and Juene Nowak Wussow, "WPA Dolls", Milwaukee Public Museum web site.
  5. Quinn, Lois, John Pawasarat, and Laura Serebin, "Jobs for Workers on Relief in Milwaukee County, 1930-1994", February 1995, Employment and Training Institute, Division of Outreach and Continuing Education Extension, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. There is an online summary of this history at www.uwm.edu:80/Dept/ETI/pages/surveys/each/wlsf95.htm.