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Dana, Homer, 1900-1987  Search this
McGlynn, Betty Lochrie Hoag  Search this
Baker, George  Search this
Hord, Donal  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:
18 Pages, Transcript
General Note:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 45 min.
Access Note / Rights:
This interview is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
An interview of Homer Dana conducted 1964 July 30, by Betty Hoag for the Archives of American Art.
Dana speaks of his background and training in sculpture; meeting and working with Donal Hord; his sculpture techniques; statues that he, Hord, and George Baker produced for the city of San Diego; problems with various materials used for sculpture; the effect of the Federal Art Project on his career and the careers of others.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Homer Dana, 1964 July 30. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Transcript: 35mm microfilm reel 3418 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Biography Note:
Homer Dana (1900-1987) was a sculptor in San Diego, California. Worked on the Federal Art Project during the Depression.
Language Note:
English .
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.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Sculpture, American -- California -- San Diego  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Sculpture -- Technique  Search this
Sculptors -- California -- San Diego -- Interviews  Search this
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art