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Oral history interview with Ralph and Bena Frank Mayer, circa 1964

Interviewee:
Mayer, Bena Frank, 1898-1991
Interviewer:
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington),, 1920-
Subject:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript: 63 p.
General Note:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hrs., 8 min.
Summary:
An interview of Ralph and Bena Frank Mayer conducted circa 1964, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Ralph and Bena Frank Mayer, circa 1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Bena Frank Mayer (1898-1991) and her husband, Ralph (1895-1979) were painters and educators in New York, N.Y. Bena Frank Mayer was also a printmaker.
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:
Educators
Federal aid to the arts
Interviews
Painters
Printmakers
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13096
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213658
AAA_collcode_mayer64
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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