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Oral history interview with Ina Sizer Cassidy, 1964 February 13

Interviewee:
Cassidy, Ina Sizer, 1869-1965
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden
Subject:
Cassidy, Gerald
Federal Art Project (N.M.)
Federal Writers' Project
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Public Works of Art Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript: 23 pages
General Note:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Summary:
An interview of Ina Sizer Cassidy conducted by Sylvia Loomis on 1964 February 13 for the Archives of American Art.
Cassidy speaks of her husband Gerald Cassidy, including his background and education; the arts community in Santa Fe in the 1920s; Cassidy's first involvement in the Public Works of Art Project making murals for a federal building in Santa Fe; his death from carbon monoxide poisoning; and his feelings about the PWAP and about government support for the arts. She speaks of her own painting career and her work as head of the WPA Writers Project in New Mexico.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Ina Sizer Cassidy, 1964 February 13. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Transcript: microfilm reel 3418 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Ina Sizer Cassidy (1869-1965) was a painter and writer in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Provenance:
This interview 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
Mural painting and decoration
Painters
Sound recordings
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13229
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213357
AAA_collcode_cassid64
Theme:
Women
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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