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  • Subject is exactly "WPA"
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This interview with Sharon Dean, director of the Cleveland Artists Foundation, focuses on WPA art in Cleveland.

Walter Leedy, professor of Art at Cleveland State University, discusses WPA art in Cleveland, as well as numerous architectural landmarks in the city, including Terminal Tower, Park Synagogue, and Breuer Building.

Walter Leedy, professor of Art at Cleveland State University, discusses WPA art in Cleveland, as well as the Cleveland Museum of Art, and the importance of architectural preservation.

Albert Albano, Executive Director of the Intermuseum Conservation Association (ICA), describes the mission and operations of the ICA and its involvement in the preservation of WPA art. Albano goes into detail about regional styles of art and specific pieces of important WPA art in Cleveland.

Dale Hilton, an educator at the Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA), describes his professional experiences at CMA and shares his knowledge of WPA art and history, including local examples.

Joanne Lewis, a native Clevelander, describes what it was like growing up in Cleveland and later Cleveland Heights. She describes what her father did for a living, which provided her and her family a decent lifestyle. She recalls what she used to do for fun like going downtown, using the streetcars, and drinking milkshakes. She talks about the WPA…

This 2004 interview with Robert Cavano touches on a number of topics, including the history and operations of the City Club of Cleveland, and local history and politics.