Oral history interview with Ben Shahn, 1965 October 3
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington),, 1920-
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
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Transcript: 32 pages.
An interview of Charles Alston (9/28/65) conducted by H. Phillips is also on this tape. Originally recorded 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 37 min.
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Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
An interview of Ben Shahn conducted 1965 October 3, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Ben Shahn, 1965 October 3. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Ben Shahn (1898-1969) was a painter and photographer from Roosevelt, N.J.
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.
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