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Oral history interview with Henry Billings, 1964 November 25

Interviewee:
Billings, Henry, 1901-1985
Interviewer:
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington),, 1920-
Subject:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript: 48 pages
General Note:
Originally recorded 2 sound tape reels. Reformated in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 45 min.
Summary:
An interview of Henry Billings conducted 1964 November 25, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Henry Billings, 1964 November 25. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Henry Billings (1901-1985) was a painter and illustrator of Sag Harbor, New York.
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
Illustrators
Interviews
Painters
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12580
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213270
AAA_collcode_billin64
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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