Year Book of the New York State Federation of Women's Clubs

Year Book of the New York State Federation of Women's Clubs

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...or landscape gardners of note? Any resident potters, weavers or art-craft workers of note? Any household decorators of note? Were any famous American Artists born there, though not now resident? What public and what private collections are there? Has your city an Art Commission, had you city planning? What parks have you, and are they well cared for? Is drawing well taught in your country and city schools? Is art appreciation developed in the pupils, by means of exhibits of works of art? Are your schools well supplied, with original paintings, color prints, and carbon prints of good quality and with casts? Are your school-houses and grounds beautiful? Are your city and traveling libraries supplied with books on art, and illustrative collections of prints and slides? Do you study art in any measure in your Club? Is your Club interested in more beautiful design in dress for women? This information, when collected and classified, will be part of our state's history, it will be given state-wide publicity, in the public press, that greater interest in art may be aroused; for each locality has some native-craft, famous artist, or scenic beauty spot, to be proud of. If you are young in art matters, this Survey will stimulate interest. It has already, in other sections. This Questionnaire, is in accordance with the suggestions made by the art committee of the General Federation. Without delay the Iowa Clubs have announced that an Art Survey is to be made of Iowa. Already the people have become interested in saving the beautiful wooded banks of the Mississippi, and the lake shores, from reckless neglect. Would that an Art Survey in this State would arouse New Yorkers to the fact that commercialsim is fast destroying some of its rarest more

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  • Paperback | 54 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 113g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236856910
  • 9781236856913