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Oral history interview with Edith Hamlin and Dorothy Cravath, 1964 May 27

Interviewee:
Hamlin, Edith, 1902-1992  Search this
Interviewer:
Cravath, Dorothy, 1901-1974  Search this
Subject:
Rivera, Diego  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
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
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12280
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215779
AAA_collcode_hamlin64
Theme:
New Deal
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_215779

Edith Hamlin : a California artist, 1981

Creator:
Hagerty, Donald J., 1902-  Search this
Subject:
Dixon, Maynard  Search this
Hamlin, Edith  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Topic:
Muralists -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7631
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209794
AAA_collcode_hagedona
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209794

Oral history interview with Edith Hamlin and Dorothy Cravath

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

Edith Hamlin : a California artist

Interviewer:
Hagerty, Donald J.  Search this
Names:
Dixon, Maynard, 1875-1946  Search this
Hamlin, Edith -- Interviews.  Search this
Extent:
180 Pages ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Date:
1981
Scope and Contents:
A transcript of an interview of Edith Hamlin conducted by Donald J. Hagerty for the American Studies Program at the University of California at Davis, November 29, 1979 - March 4, 1980. Hamlin discusses her career and the life and works of her husband Maynard Dixon. Also included are photographs of Hamlin and her works of art.
Biographical / Historical:
Hamlin: mural painter; b. 1902. Active in California and Southwestern U.S. during the period from 1920-1946. She was a major figure in the San Francisco art scene in the 20's and worked for the WPA and the PWAP during the Depression.
Provenance:
Donated 1982 by Donald J. Hagerty.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Muralists -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.hagedona
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-hagedona

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