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Oral history interview with Glenn Anthony Wessels, 1964 February 14

Interviewee:
Wessels, Glenn A. (Glenn Anthony), 1895-1982
Interviewer:
Ferbrache, Lewis
Subject:
Federal Art Project (Calif.)
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript: 54 pages
General Note:
Originally recorded on 3 sound tape reels. Reformated in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 9 min.
Summary:
An interview of Glenn Anthony Wessels conducted 1964 February 14, by Lewis Ferbraché, for the Archives of American Art.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Glenn Anthony Wessels, 1964 February 14. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Glenn Wessels (1895-1982) was the East Bay supervisor of the Federal Art Project (California) and educator of Berkeley, California Wessels was Born in Capetown, South Africa. He taught at the University of California, Berkeley. Wessels was a painter for the Federal Art Project in California during the Depression.
Provenance:
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:
Federal aid to the arts
Interviews
Painters
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11880
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213972
AAA_collcode_wessel64
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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