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Oral history interview with Mary Dill Henry, 1964 May 12

Interviewee:
Henry, Mary Dill, 1913-
Interviewer:
McChesney, Mary Fuller, 1922-
Subject:
Federal Art Project (Calif.)
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Sound recordings: 1 sound tape reel (1 hour) ; 5 in.
Transcript: 27 p.
Access Note / Rights:
Use requires an appointment.
Summary:
An interview of Mary Dill Henry conducted on 1964 May 12, by Mary McChesney for the Archives of American Art.
Henry speaks of getting on the WPA Federal Art Project in Oakland, California; working on mosaics and designing murals for California school buildings; the dispersal of the art work created by the Project; her opinions of federal support for the arts.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Mary Dill Henry, 1964 May 12. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Designer, mosaicist; California.
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:
Designers
Federal aid to the arts
Interviews
Mosaicists
Sound recordings
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12650
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213564
AAA_collcode_henry64
Theme:
New Deal
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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