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New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project

Overview
Works: 393 works in 395 publications in 1 language and 398 library holdings
Genres: Interviews 
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Most widely held works by New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Oral history interview with William Gaskin by William Gaskin( Recording )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gaskin speaks of his education at the San Francisco Institute of Art; his early interest in theater and literature; and his involvement with the WPA-FAP in San Francisco. He discusses a WPA mosaic project; how artists' careers were affected by the WPA; and the effects of politics on the WPA. He mentions Beniamino Bufano, Hilaire Hiler, and Dong Kingman
Oral history interview with Burgoyne Diller by Burgoyne Diller( Recording )

2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An interview of Burgoyne Diller conducted 1964 Oct. 2, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Oral history interview with Dewey Albinson by Dewey Albinson( Recording )

2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An interview of Dewey Albinson conducted 1965 Oct. 27, by Virginia Nagle, for the Archives of American Art
Richard Ayer interview by Richard Ayer( Recording )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An interview of Richard Ayer conducted 1964 Sept. 26, by Mary McChesney, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project
Oral history interviews with Valter Poole by Valter Poole( Recording )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poole speaks of his background and education; his musical training; his years prior to the Federal Music Project; getting the directorship of the Federal Music Project in Detroit, and later becoming orchestra conductor; the activities of the orchestra, including regular concerts in schools and museums; introducing new music and new composers to Detroit; the effect of the Project on the musicians involved; the project's benefits to the community
Oral history interview with Sarah Spurgeon by Sarah K Spurgeon( Recording )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An interview of Sarah Spurgeon conducted by Dorothy Bestor on 1963 October 3 for the Archives of American Art
Oral history interview with Louis Bunce by Louis Bunce( )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An interview of Louis Bunce conducted 1965 Oct. 29, by Dorothy Bestor, for the Archives of American Art
Oral history interview with Mireille Piazzonni Wood by Mireille Piazzonni Wood( Recording )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An interview of Mireille Piazzonni Wood conduced 1965 June 23, by Mary Fuller McChesney, for the Archives of American Art
Oral history interview with Frederick Schwankovsky by Frederick John Schwankovsky( Recording )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An interview of Frederick Schwankovsky conducted 1965 March 1, by Betty Hoag, for the Archives of American Art
Oral history interview with Wilbur D. Peat by Wilbur David Peat( Recording )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An interview of Wilbur D. Peat conducted 1964 June 25, by Richard Doud for the Archives of American Art
Oral history interview with Tyrus Wong by Tyrus Wong( Recording )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Wong discusses making a film for grade schools and UCLA, which was produced by Eliot O'Hara, where he demonstrated Oriental painting techniques and Joe Jones demonstrated American techniques; working as an illustrator for Republic Studio; designing pottery plates for Greenfield Pottery, Gabriel Pottery in Pasadena; illustrations for the Western Art Review magazine; covers for the Los Angeles Times Home Section 1954 & 1955; text and illustrations for Watercolor Portraits, 1949; designing ads for various magazines; and doing watercolors, lithographs, and murals for the WPA, including the Santa Monica Library. Wong recalls Surasawa, Dorothy Jeakins, Nick Berganti, Hideo Dati, Benjy Ocobo, Carl Winter, Stanton Macdonald-Wright, Jerre Murry, Steven LaVerne Dunwell, George Stanley, Gordon Newell, and Frank Buck
Oral history interview with Victor Mantilla Chalela by Victor Mantilla Chalela( Recording )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Mantilla Chalela speaks of his art training at Ohio State University beginning in 1926 and in 1930 at the University of San Marcus in Lima, Peru; studying mosaic techniques and materials in Peru; and his work for the Federal Art Project in California
Oral history interview with Carl Holty by Carl Holty( Recording )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An interview of Carl Holty conducted by William C. Agee in New York, N.Y., on 1964 Dec. 8, for the Archives of American Art
Oral history interview with Harry Bonath by Harry Bonath( )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Bonath speaks of his work on a mural project for the WPA Federal Art Project in the University of Washington Drama Department, including how the project was run, politics and other artists who were involved; his feelings about government support for the arts; and the economic situation for artists
Oral history interview with Olin Dows by Olin Dows( )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dows speaks of his youth and education at Harvard and Yale; parental and family influence; his European travels; his philosophy of painting; the influence of Mexican painters; dealers he knew and worked with; joining the Public Works of Art Project; how the PWAP was administered; the effect of politics on the project; artists who were involved in it; mural competitions and problems with them; the media and public image of the project; art criticism; the long-term effects of the project; camaraderie among those involved. He recalls Edward Bruce and Forbes Watson
Oral history interview with Marshall Moxom by Marshall Moxom( Recording )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An interview of Marshall Moxom conducted 1965 June 17, by Mary McChesney, for the Archives of American Art
Oral history interview with Richard Hood by Richard Hood( Recording )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Hood speaks of joining the Federal Art Project; the development of a graphic arts section of the program; the events leading up to his becoming state director for the FAP in Pennsylvania; for the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project. how projects were assigned and work carried out; the Index of American Design in Pennsylvania, and particularly its study of Pennsylvania Dutch design; budget and administrative problems; political problems and public perception of the Project; his post-FAP career; his opinions about government support for the arts
Oral history interview with George Rickey by George Rickey( Recording )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An interview of George Rickey conducted 1965 July 17, by Joseph Trovato, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project, at the artist's home, in East Chatham, N.Y
Oral history interview with Jacob Alexander Elshin by Jacob Alexander Elshin( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An interview of Jacob Elshin conducted by Dorothy Bestor on 1965 Apr. 21-22 for the Archives of American Art
Oral history interview with Irvin Shope by Irvin Shope( Recording )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An interview of Irvin Shope conducted 1965 November 27, by Betty Hoag, for the Archives of American Art
 
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