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  • In the Valley


  • Federal Theatre Project (U.S.)

Created / Published

  • [193-]


  • -  Theater--United States
  • -  photographic negative file


  • photographic negative file


  • -  The Photographic Negatives File is a collection of approximately 9,000 negatives, mainly from the New York, NY units, documenting over 200 productions and also covering various ethnic groups and their neighborhoods, newspaper reviews, radio shows, the circus, WPA arts projects, puppet shows, hospital scenes, personalities, etc. The negatives are either 4 inches by 5 inches or 5 inches by 7 inches.


  • 1 photographic negative.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • series: Production Records, 1934-1943: Photographic Negatives File, undated

Source Collection

  • Federal Theatre Project, 1935 to 1939


  • Music Division

Digital Id

Online Format

  • image

IIIF Presentation Manifest

Rights & Access

Restriction and Notice Statement

The Library of Congress is not aware of any copyright in the materials in the Federal Theatre Project collection. Generally speaking, works created by U.S. Government employees, including for the Federal Theatre Project, are not eligible for copyright protection in the United States. The Library of Congress has no objection to their international use. Accordingly, such works are free to use and reuse.

However, the Library of Congress has not specifically analyzed whether every item in the Federal Theatre Project Collection is a U.S. government work. Rights assessment is your responsibility.

Privacy and publicity rights may apply. In particular, the Library of Congress is grateful to the family of Orson Welles for their cooperation in the presentation of materials in this collection. For permission to use images of Orson Welles in any commercial manner, please contact:

Beatrice Welles
c/o Thomas A. White
8671 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 718
Beverly Hills, CA 90211-2915
ph. 310-657-9831
fax. 310-657-6455

Credit Line: Library of Congress, Music Division, Federal Theatre Project Collection.

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Chicago citation style:

Federal Theatre Project, U.S. In the Valley. , 1934. [193] Photograph.

APA citation style:

Federal Theatre Project, U. S. (1934) In the Valley. , 1934. [193] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Federal Theatre Project, U.S. In the Valley. [193] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.