Oral history interview with Arthur Painter, 1964 Dec. 2
McChesney, Mary Fuller, 1922-
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
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Transcript: 38 p.
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hrs., 8 min.
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An interview of Arthur Painter conducted by Mary McChesney on 1964 Dec. 2 for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Arthur Painter, 1964 Dec. 2. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Arthur Painter was an art administrator in San Francisco, Calif. Painter was Director of Information for the Federal Arts Project of 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