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Oral history interview with Paul and Alberta von Ottenfeld Babcock, 1965 May 1

Interviewee:
Babcock, Paul G., 1905-1976
Interviewer:
McGlynn, Betty Lochrie Hoag, 1914-2002
Subject:
Federal Art Project
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript: 22 pages
General Note:
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformated in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 57 min.
Summary:
An interview of Paul G. and Alberta von Ottenfeld Babcock conducted 1965 May 1, by Betty Hoag, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project. The Babcocks speak of their backgrounds and educations, and their work with the Federal Art Project, including easel paintings, murals and mosaics.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Paul and Alberta von Ottenfeld Babcock, 1965 May 1. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Paul and Alberta von Ottenfeld Babcock were painters from Glendora, California.
Provenance:
Conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts
Interviews
Mosaics
Mural painting and decoration
Painters
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12315
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213239
AAA_collcode_babcoc65
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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