Oral history interview with Lorser Feitelson and Helen Lundeberg

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.feitel65
Creators:
Feitelson, Lorser, 1898-1978
McGlynn, Betty Hoag
Lundeberg, Helen, 1908-1999
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1965 Mar. 17
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
3 Sound tape reels
Sound recordings
3 in.
42 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Lorser Feitelson and Helen Lundeberg conducted 1967 Mar. 17, by Betty Hoag McGlynn, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Lundberg and Feitelson speak of work they did after their Federal Art Project (FAP) careers ended; exhibitions both participated in; their work with the Los Angeles Art Association; murals they did for the FAP; their work in printmaking for the FAP; some of their colleagues on the FAP; their opinions of the long-term effects of the FAP; the future of government support for the arts; and their mural techniques and materials.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Lorser Feitelson (1898-1978) and Helen Lundeberg (1908-1999) were mural painters from California.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
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.

General
General
Unrelated interviews of David Rose (3/29/65) and Edgar J. Taylor (4/5/65) conducted by B. Hoag are also on one tape.
General
An unrelated interview of Olinka Hrdy (3/65) conducted by B. Hoag is also on one tape.

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
Mural painting and decoration -- California Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the arts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Muralists -- California -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Federal Art Project (Calif.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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