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Abel, Christine Jeannette, 1890-1970  Search this
McGlynn, Betty Lochrie Hoag  Search this
Chamberlin, F. Tolles (Frank Tolles)  Search this
Hansen, Armin C. (Armin-Carl)  Search this
Martin, Fletcher  Search this
Siqueiros, David Alfaro  Search this
Thorps, Helen Katherine  Search this
Federal Art Project (Calif.)  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Sound recordings
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
11 Pages, Transcript
General Note:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 23 min.
Access Note / Rights:
This interview is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
An interview of Christine Jeannette Abel conducted 1965 June 5, by Betty Hoag McGlynn, for the Archives of American Art. Abel discusses her educational background and studies with Frank Tolles Chamberlin, Armin Carl Hansen and David Alfaro Siqueiros; her teaching experience and impressions of Fletcher Martin as a student; and her experience assisting Helen Katherine Thorps on a Federal Art Project mural for the Marobia, California post office.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Christine Jeannette Abel, 1965 June 5. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Biography Note:
Christine Jeannette Abel (1890-1970) was a painter, mural painter, sculptor, and educator from California.
Language Note:
English .
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
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women educators  Search this
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
New Deal  Search this
Women  Search this
Record number:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art