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Oral history interview of Hansel Hagel, 1964 Oct. 8

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Interviewee:
Hagel, Hansel, 1909-
Interviewer:
McChesney, Mary Fuller, 1922-
Subject:
Federal Art Project (Calif.)
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
California
Physical Description:
Sound recordings: 1 sound tape reel (1 hour) ; 5 in.
Transcript: 22 p.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Summary:
An interview of Hansel Hagel conducted 1964 Oct. 8 by Mary McChesney for the Archives of American Art.
The interview was conducted at the artist's home in Santa Rosa, California. Hagel speaks of her early life in Germany; her interest in photography; coming to the United States in 1931; photographing social conditions in Chinatown; her work with the Federal Art Project in San Francisco; her opinions on the merits of the Federal Art Project; the photography of the period outside the FAP.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview of Hansel Hagel, 1964 Oct. 8. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Transcript available on line at http://www.aaa.si.edu/collections/oralhistories/transcripts/hagel64.htm
Biography Note:
Photographer; San Francisco, Calif; married to photographer Otto Hagel; b. 1909.
Provenance:
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
Photographers
Photography
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11763
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213540
AAA_collcode_hagel64
Theme:
Photography
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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