Oral history interview with Lorser Feitelson and Helen Lundeberg, 1965 Mar. 17
Feitelson, Lorser, 1898-1978
McGlynn, Betty Lochrie Hoag, 1914-2002
Federal Art Project (Calif.)
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
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Sound recordings: 3 sound tape reels ; 3 in.
Transcript: 42 p.
Unrelated interviews of David Rose (3/29/65) and Edgar J. Taylor (4/5/65) conducted by B. Hoag are also on one tape. An unrelated interview of Olinka Hrdy (3/65) conducted by B. Hoag is also on one tape.
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Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
An interview of Lorser Feitelson and Helen Lundeberg conducted 1967 Mar. 17, by Betty Hoag McGlynn, for the Archives of American Art.
Lundberg and Feitelson speak of work they did after their Federal Art Project (FAP) careers ended; exhibitions both participated in; their work with the Los Angeles Art Association; murals they did for the FAP; their work in printmaking for the FAP; some of their colleagues on the FAP; their opinions of the long-term effects of the FAP; the future of government support for the arts; and their mural techniques and materials.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Lorser Feitelson and Helen Lundeberg, 1965 Mar. 17. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Lorser Feitelson (1898-1978) and Helen Lundeberg (1908-1999) were mural painters from California.
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