Oral history interview with Mary Dill Henry

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.henry64
Creators:
Henry, Mary, 1913-
McChesney, Mary Fuller
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1964 May 12
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Sound tape reel
Sound recordings (1 hour)
5 in.
27 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Mary Dill Henry conducted on 1964 May 12, by Mary McChesney for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Henry speaks of getting on the WPA Federal Art Project in Oakland, California; working on mosaics and designing murals for California school buildings; the dispersal of the art work created by the Project; her opinions of federal support for the arts.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Designer, mosaicist; 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.

Using the Collection
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Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Federal aid to the arts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mosaicists -- California -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Designers -- California -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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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