Oral history interview with Ernest Lenshaw, 1964 May 19
Lenshaw, Ernest, 1892-
McChesney, Mary Fuller, 1922-
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
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Transcript: 29 p.
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 1 min. Sound quality is good, but the repair of frequent splices has caused lost words and broken sentences throughout the interview.
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Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
An interview of Ernest Lenshaw conducted 1964 May 19, by Mary McChesney, for the Archives of American Art.
Interview was conducted at the artist's home in San Francisco, Calif.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Ernest Lenshaw, 1964 May 19. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Transcript available on line.
Ernest Lenshaw (1892- ) was a muralist in San Francisco, Calif.
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.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001