Oral history interview of Hansel Hagel

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.hagel64
Creators:
Hagel, Hansel, 1909-
McChesney, Mary Fuller
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1964 Oct. 8
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 Sound tape reel
Sound recordings (1 hour)
5 in.
22 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Hansel Hagel conducted 1964 Oct. 8 by Mary McChesney for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
The interview was conducted at the artist's home in Santa Rosa, California. Hagel speaks of her early life in Germany; her interest in photography; coming to the United States in 1931; photographing social conditions in Chinatown; her work with the Federal Art Project in San Francisco; her opinions on the merits of the Federal Art Project; the photography of the period outside the FAP.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Photographer; San Francisco, Calif; married to photographer Otto Hagel; b. 1909.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript available on line at http://www.aaa.si.edu/collections/oralhistories/transcripts/hagel64.htm
Author
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.

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

Keywords
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Federal aid to the arts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photography Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographers -- California -- San Francisco -- 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
Archives of American Art
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