Writers Project booth, Works Progress Administration exhibit, State Fair c. 1938.
Cover image of "Minnesota: A State Guide"
During the Great Depression, the Works Progress Administration created the Federal Writers' Project to employ writers who could not find work. These writers created guidebooks and ethnic history resources that are still used today.
Alexis J. Fournier painting "Summer Skies," c.1947.
Alexis Jean Fournier c.1930.
Alexis J. Fournier painting "The Glen by Moonlight," c.1890.
Alexis J. Fournier painting "St. Anthony Falls and Suspension Bridge", c.1885.
Alexis Jean Fournier (on right), with English writer Richard LaGallienne, 1908.
Alexis J. Fournier painting "Chapel of St. Paul," 1888.
Alexis Jean Fournier with painters palette, c.1930
Made possible by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the vote of Minnesotans on November 4, 2008. Administered by the Minnesota Historical Society.
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