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Oral history interview with William Hesthal, 1964 Dec. 22

view Oral history interview with William Hesthal, 1964 Dec. 22 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Hesthal, William, 1908-
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 (45 min.) ; 5 in.
Transcript: 16 p.
General Note:
Sound quality is poor.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Summary:
An interview of William Hesthal conducted by Mary Fuller McChesney on 1964 Dec. 22 for the Archives of American Art.
Hesthal speaks of his art education; working on the easel and lithography projects for the Federal Art Project; surrealist influences on the FAP artists; and his opinions on federally sponsored art programs.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with William Hesthal, 1964 Dec. 22. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Transcript available on line at http://www.aaa.si.edu/collections/oralhistories/transcripts/hestha64.htm
Biography Note:
Painter; San Francisco, Calif.
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
Painters
Printmakers
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12752
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213565
AAA_collcode_hestha64
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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