May 6, 1935~ FDR establishes the Works Progress Administration

Noah’s Ark Mural by Helen Forbes and Dorothy Puccinelli

1938 / Egg Tempera / 1,200’ expanse / San Francisco Zoo Mother’s Building

Works Progress Administration (WPA) (1935)~
https://livingnewdeal.org/glossary/works-progress-administration-wpa-1935/
The Mothers Building Improvement Project News~
https://sfrecpark.org/hope-for-historic-mothers-building/

Previous May 6 posts:

Love & War~ May 6

Nora Clench~ May 6, 1867-May 17, 1938

Rudolph Valentino: Born May 6, 1895

Kentucky Derby: May 6, 2017

Artist Birthday Quiz for 5/6~

March 8, 1884~ Susan B. Anthony argues for women’s suffrage before House Judiciary Committee

Bust of Susan B. Anthony by Adelaide Johnson

Between 1890 & 1920 / White marble / 24”x15”x10” / Numerous versions, incl. in the National Woman’s Party Fine Art Collection

Previous March 8 posts:

March 8~ Women’s History Month in visual arts

Anthony Caro: March 8, 1924-October 23, 2013

International Women’s Day, March 8~

Artist Birthday Quiz for 3/8~