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Oral history interview with Eugenie Gershoy, 1964 Oct. 15

view Oral history interview with Eugenie Gershoy, 1964 Oct. 15 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Gershoy, Eugenie, 1901-1983 or 6
Interviewer:
McChesney, Mary Fuller, 1922-
Subject:
Flannagan, John Bernard
Federal Art Project (New York, N.Y.)
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
California
Physical Description:
Sound recordings: 1 sound tape reel ; 5 in.
Transcript: 29 p.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Summary:
An interview of Eugenie Gershoy conducted 1964 Oct. 15, by Mary McChesney, for the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project.
Gershoy speaks of her background and education; studying under John Flannagan at the Art Students League; working for the WPA Federal Art Project in New York City; sculptors she associated with; her involvement in protest demonstrations; her feelings about government support for the arts; and her post-FAP career.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Eugenie Gershoy, 1964 Oct. 15. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Transcript available on line.
Funding:
Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
Biography Note:
Eugenie Gershoy (1901?-1983 or 6) was a sculptor from New York, 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:
Art and state
Federal aid to the arts
Interviews
Sculptors
Sound recordings
Women sculptors
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13135
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213484
AAA_collcode_gersho64
Theme:
Women
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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