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Oral history interview with Sargent Johnson, 1964 July 31

view Oral history interview with Sargent Johnson, 1964 July 31 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Johnson, Sargent, 1888-1967
Interviewer:
McChesney, Mary Fuller, 1922-
Subject:
Bufano, Beniamino
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: 51 p.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Summary:
An interview of Sargent Johnson conducted 1964 July 31, by Mary McChesney, for the Archives of American Art.
Johnson recalls his early career and the work he did as part of the federal arts programs, both independently and under Beniamino Bufano.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Sargent Johnson, 1964 July 31. 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:
Sargent Johnson (1888-1967) was a sculptor from 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:
African American artists
Federal aid to the arts
Interviews
Sculptors
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11474
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213593
AAA_collcode_johnso64
Theme:
African American
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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