Aid to Fine Arts: Hearing Before the Select Subcommittee on Education of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, Eighty-seventh Congress, First Session, on H. R. 4172, H. R. 4174, and Related Bills to Aid the Fine Arts in the United States. Hearing Held in Washington, D. C., May 15, 1961

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