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Works Progress Administration handicraft display table, Key West, Florida, July 7, 1936

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Creator:United States. Works Progress Administration
Creator:Southern Labor Archives
Title:Works Progress Administration handicraft display table, Key West, Florida, July 7, 1936
Date:1936 July 21
Description:

Description on reverse: "Here are some of the products being turned out at the handicraft room of the WPA in Key West. At this permanent display table are shown beach hats of palm fronds, knitting bags of coconut fibre, beach sandles of fibre and rope, card cases of coconut fibre, luncheon sets of scrub-palm fronds, and many other equally novel articles." Stetson Kennedy (1916-2011), writer and civil rights activist, collected these photographs during the course of his career fighting for equality throughout the Southern United States.

Local identification number: L1979-37_077

Types:Photographic prints | StillImage
Subjects:Material culture--Florida | Handicraft--Florida | Handicraft | Kennedy, Stetson | United States. Works Progress Administration | United States, Florida, Monroe County, Key West, 24.5557025, -81.7825914
Collection:Stetson Kennedy Papers
Institution:Georgia State University Special Collections
Contributors:Georgia State University. Libraries
Original Material:

Stetson Kennedy papers, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library

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Cite as: L1979-37_077, Stetson Kennedy Papers, L1979-37, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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