Oral history interview with Charles Griffin Farr, 1964 Oct. 22
Farr, Charles Griffin, 1908-1977
McChesney, Mary Fuller, 1922-
Federal Art Project (Fla.)
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Sound recordings: 1 sound tape reel ; 5 in.
Transcript: 23 p. (on one microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
An interview of Charles Griffin Farr conducted 1964 Oct. 22, by Mary McChesney for the Archives of American Art.
Farr speaks of his background and education; working as a sculpture and pottery restorer in the Federal Art Project (FAP); working on murals and as an art teacher in Key West, Florida for the FAP; and his feelings about the FAP and its influence on his career.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Charles Griffin Farr, 1964 Oct. 22. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Transcript: microfilm reel 3419 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Painter, mural painter, educator; California.
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.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001