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[[preprinted letterhead]] EDWARD WESTON PHOTOGRAPHER CARMEL _ CALIF ORNIA _ _ _ UN RETOUCHED POR TRAITS _ PRINTS FOR COLLECTORS 3-5-'36 446 Mesa Rd Santa Monica Calif Dear Mr. Cahill- The idea, or ideal, back of the WPA art project is of such great importance that I hesitate to comment. At the time of of the PWAP, which gave me the first opportunity of my life to do work that I wished to do and get paid for it, I intended to write Mr. Bruce. But again the subject was so big, had such extensive connotations that I kept postponing. That a democracy should at last recognize the cultural value, even necessity of the artist to
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