Oral history interview with Bertha Louise Hellman

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.hellma65
Creators:
Hellman, Lillian, 1905-1984
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1965 May 13
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 Sound tape reel
Sound recording
7 in.
14 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Bertha Louise Hellman conducted 1965 May 13, by Sylvia Loomis, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Bertha Louise Hellman (1905-1984) was a muralist and painter in San Antonio, Tex. Also known as Bertha Louise Rublee. She worked on the Public Works of Art Project of the U.S. Treasury Department.

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
An interview of Atlee B. Ayres conducted by Sylvia Loomis is also on this tape.

Keywords
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Federal aid to the arts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mural painting and decoration -- Texas -- Houston Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women painters -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Muralists -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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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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Washington, D.C. 20001
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