By the People, For the People: Posters from the WPA, 1936-1943
Arts & Humanities
A search on week produces posters celebrating a number of special events throughout the year, including Public Library Week, Art Week, Farm and Home Week, and National Letter Writing Week.
- What do you think is the intention of establishing a week to promote a public library, art, or letter writing?
- What types of activities do you think were associated with each week?
- If it continued to be observed, how do you think that events such as Farm and Home Week and National Letter Writing Week would have changed due to technology?
- What types of events are currently commemorated during special weeks or months? Do you observe these weeks? Why or why not?