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New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project

Overview
Works: 392 works in 392 publications in 1 language and 394 library holdings
Genres: Interviews 
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Most widely held works by New Deal and the Arts Oral History 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
Richard Ayer interview by Richard Ayer( Recording )

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

Ayer speaks of his "haphazard" education, including study with Hilaire Hiler; his work assisting Victor Mikhail Arnautoff on frescos in the Presidio Chapel; the WPA easel painting project in San Francisco;and the Aquatic Park Building mural program, 1934. He recalls some of the artists associated with the Aquatic Park project. He also discusses the Ostwald and Hiler color theories and Herman Volz's mural for the Treasure Island Federal Building
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 Ben Messick by Benjamin Newton Messick( Recording )

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

An interview of Ben Messick conducted 1965 June 1, by Betty Hoag, 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 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 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 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 Jacob Alexander Elshin by Jacob Alexander Elshin( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Elshin speaks of his background in Russia and China; moving to Seattle in 1923; his work as a free-lance commercial artist and working as a greeting card artist; painting for the Public Works of Art Project; working on murals for the WPA Federal Art Project; political problems with the WPA; the destruction of some of the work that was produced by the project; some of the injustices he suffered during his years with the WPA. He recalls Robert Bruce Inverarity, Edward Rowan and Mark Tobey
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 Erik Hans Krause and Gertrude Herdle Moore by Erik Hans Krause( Recording )

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

An interview of Erik Hans Krause and Gertrude Herdle Moore conducted 1965 Jan. 23, by Joseph Trovato, 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 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 Frode Nielsen Dann by Frode Nielsen Dann( Recording )

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

An interview of Frode N. Dann conducted 1965 June 11, by Betty Hoag, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project
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 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 Louis Bunce by Louis Bunce( )

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

Bunce speaks of his early art training; WPA mural projects he was involved in; the Northwest art scene in the 1930s; his WPA colleagues; how subject matter was selected for the murals; public perception of the project; the dispersal of the work produced by the Federal Art Project; leaving the Northwest, going to New York and getting on the mural project there; and the project's impact on the careers of artists
Oral history interview with Archie L. Musick by Archie Musick( Recording )

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

An interview of Archie L. Musick conducted 1964 Nov. 10, by Sylvia Loomis 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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