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Oral history interview with Edith Hamlin and Dorothy Cravath

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Interviewee:
Hamlin, Edith  Search this
Cravath, Dorothy, 1901-1974  Search this
Interviewer:
Martin, Minette  Search this
Names:
Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound tape reel (Sound recordings, 7 in.)
10 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound tape reels
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1964 May 27
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Edith Hamlin and Dorothy Cravath conducted 1964 May 27, by Minette Martin, for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical / Historical:
Edith Hamlin (1902-1992) was a mural painter from San Francisco, Calif.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 54 min.
Provenance:
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.
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Muralists -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.hamlin64
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-hamlin64