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Oral history interview with R. H.(Bob) Hall, 1965 Nov. 28

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Interviewee:
Hall, R. H. (Robert H.), 1895-1970
Interviewer:
McGlynn, Betty Lochrie Hoag, 1914-2002
Subject:
Federal Art Project (Mont.)
Index of American Design
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Montana
Physical Description:
Sound recordings: 4 sound files digital, wav file
Transcript: 85 p.
General Note:
An unrelated interview of Shorty (Irvin) Shope conducted by B. Hoag is also on tape 1; and one of Lavina Richards and Dolores La Branche conducted by B. Hoag is also on tape 4.
Summary:
An interview of Robert H. (Bob) Hall conducted 1965 Nov. 28, by Betty Hoag, for the Archives of American Art. Hall speaks of his youth; his travels in the Western U.S.; his paintings of mines; his work for the Federal Art Project, including his association with the Index of American Design; teaching; his reminiscences of the Depression; and the Federal Art Project.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with R. H.(Bob) Hall, 1965 Nov. 28. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
R. H. (Bob) Hall (1895-1970) was a painter and illustrator from Butte, Mont.
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
Illustrators
Interviews
Painters
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13043
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216477
AAA_collcode_hall65
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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