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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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