Oral history interview with Ruth Cravath

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.cravat65
Creators:
Cravath, Ruth, 1902-1986
McChesney, Mary Fuller
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1965 September 23
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
22 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Ruth Cravath conducted 1965 September 23, by Mary McChesney, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Ruth Cravath (1902-1986) was a sculptor from San Francisco, 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 1 digital wav file. Duration is 43 min.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Federal aid to the arts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women sculptors -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
750 9th Street, NW
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
https://www.aaa.si.edu/services/questions
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