Oral history interview with Bernice Fisher Banks

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.banks65
Creators:
Banks, Bernice Fisher, 1906-
McChesney, Mary Fuller
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1965 February 21
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
19 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Bernice Fisher Banks conducted 1965 February 21, by Mary Fuller McChesney, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Bernice Fisher Banks (1906- ) was a sculptor from Alameda, California.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
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.

General
General
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 41 min.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
ACCESS RESTRICTED; use requires written permission. Contact Archives Reference Services for information.
Conditions Governing Access
Use of this interview, with permission, requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives of American Art reading rooms.

Keywords
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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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