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Oral history interview with Kenneth Warnock Evett, 1964 Oct. 10

Interviewee:
Evett, Kenneth Warnock, 1913-
Interviewer:
Trovato, Joseph S., 1912-1983
Subject:
Robinson, Boardman
Federal Art Project
Federal Art Project
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Sound recordings: 1 sound tape reel ; 5 in.
Transcript: 14 p. (on one microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Summary:
An interview of Kenneth Warnock Evett conducted 1964 Oct. 10, by Joseph Trovato for the Archives of American Art.
Evett speaks of his background and education at Colorado State University; his first involvement with the Federal Art Project; under Boardman Robinson as an assistant on a mural; four post office murals he painted; his opinions of the project; and its effect on the development of American art.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Kenneth Warnock Evett, 1964 Oct. 10. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Transcript: microfilm reel 3419 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Painter, mural painter; Ithaca, N.Y.
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
Muralists
Painters
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11918
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213449
AAA_collcode_evett64
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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