Oral history interview with Donal Hord, 1964 June 25-30
Hord, Donal, 1902-1966
McGlynn, Betty Lochrie Hoag, 1914-2002
Federal Art Project (Calif.)
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
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Sound recording: 2 sound tape reels ; 5 in.
Transcript: 23 p.
Sound quality is poor. Unrelated interviews conducted by Betty Hoag are also on these tapes, including Belle Baranceanu and Hilda Preibisius, and James M. and Helen Bess Clarke.
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Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
An interview of Donal Hord conducted 1964 June 25-30, by Betty Hoag for the Archives of American Art.
Hord speaks of his sculpture work for the Federal Art Project in San Diego; his early training and travel; his interest in Indian subject matter; the influence of Mexican art; his stone carvings; and his techniques and materials.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Donal Hord, 1964 June 25-30. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Transcript available on line at http://www.aaa.si.edu/collections/oralhistories/transcripts/hord64.htm
Sculptor; San Diego, Calif.
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.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001