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Oral history interview with Bernice Fisher Banks, 1965 February 21

Interviewee:
Banks, Bernice Fisher, 1906-
Interviewer:
McChesney, Mary Fuller, 1922-
Subject:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript: 19 pages
General Note:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 41 min.
Access Note / Rights:
ACCESS RESTRICTED; use requires written permission. Contact Archives Reference Services for information.
Use of this interview, with permission, requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives of American Art reading rooms.
Summary:
An interview of Bernice Fisher Banks conducted 1965 February 21, by Mary Fuller McChesney, for the Archives of American Art.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Bernice Fisher Banks, 1965 February 21. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Bernice Fisher Banks (1906- ) was a sculptor from Alameda, 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
Sculptors
Sound recordings
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12200
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213258
AAA_collcode_banks65
Theme:
Women
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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