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Coit Tower Mural Survey, 1975.
MANUSCRIPTSMCII : Box 31 : Folder 16
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Coit Tower Mural Survey, 1975
Coit Tower


Jewett, Masha Zakheim, 1931-, creator


Survey of Coit Tower murals by Masha Zakheim Jewett produced for her San Franciso Arts class at San Francisco City College, and later distributed to groups touring the murals.


1975 (issued)


Albro, Maxine, 1903-1966
Arnautoff, Victor Michail, 1896-1979
Berlandini, Jane, 1898-1970
Bertrand, Raymond, 1909-1986
Boynton, Ray, 1883-1951
Chesse, Ralph
Cuneo, Rinaldo, 1877-1939
Cunningham, Ben F
Dean, Mallette, 1907-1975
Hall, Parker
Hamlin, Edith
Harris, George Albert, 1913-
Hesthal, William J
Howard, John Langley
Labaudt, Lucien, 1880-1943
Langdon, Gordon
Moya del Pino, Jose, 1891-1969
Oldfield, Otis, 1890-1969
Scheuer, Suzanne
Stackpole, Ralph, 1885-1973
Terada, Edward
Vidar, Frede
Wight, Clifford 1900-ca.1960
Zakheim, Bernard Baruch
Coit Tower (San Francisco, Calif.)


Masha Zakheim Jewett was encouraged to research the history of Coit Tower by her father, Bernard Baruch Zakheim, who created one of the murals within. Jewett compiled a survey of the murals and used them in her San Franciso Arts class at San Francisco City College, later conducted tours of the murals, and in 1983 published her research in "Coit Tower San Francisco: Its History and Art."
Coit Tower was built in 1932-1933 at the summit of Telegraph Hill in San Francisco, CA, funded by money bequeathed to the city by Lillie Hitchcock Coit. The fresco murals inside the tower were painted by several prominent artists during 1934, funded by the Depression-era Public Works of Art Project. While these works are sometimes credited to controversial Mexican muralist Diego Rivera, none were actually executed by him although most show his influence.
Coit Tower.
Unrestricted. Please credit California State Library.
Gift; Gene Larson; 2011.

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1 file folder; 14 3/4 x 9 5/8 in.






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Unrestricted. Please credit California State Library.