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Oral history interview with Leroy W. Flint, 1965 June 4

Interviewee:
Flint, Leroy W. (Leroy Walter), 1909-1991
Interviewer:
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington),, 1920-
Subject:
Federal Art Project
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Sound recording: sound tape reel ; 7 in.
Transcript: 36 p.
General Note:
An interview of Paul Craft conducted by H. Phillips is also on this tape.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Summary:
An interview of Leroy W. Flint conducted 1965 June 4, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art.
Flint speaks of his background and experience prior to working for the WPA Federal Art Project; his printmaking background; themes in his prints; the art market in Cleveland before the Depression; his art education; subject matter that inspired his early work; and the effect of the FAP on him and his art.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Leroy W. Flint, 1965 June 4. 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:
Leroy W. Flint, b. 1909; d. 1991, printmaker and painter of Akron, Ohio.
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
Printmakers
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13339
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213452
AAA_collcode_flint65
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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