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Oral history interview with Max McCarthy, 1964 Oct. 15

view Oral history interview with Max McCarthy, 1964 Oct. 15 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
McCarthy, Max Joseph, 1896-1977
Interviewer:
McChesney, Mary Fuller, 1922-
Subject:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript: 25 p.
General Note:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 12 min. The remastered reel was used for digitization. It was returned to Iron Mountain. Original reel missing.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Summary:
An interview of Max McCarthy conducted 1964 Oct. 15, by Mary McChesney, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.
McCarthy's wife Jean is also present during the interview and contributes to it.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Max McCarthy, 1964 Oct. 15. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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:
Max McCarthy (1896-1977) was a mosaicist in San Francisco, Calif.
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:
Art
Federal aid to the arts
Interviews
Mosaicists
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11805
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213646
AAA_collcode_mccart64
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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