Archives of American Art

Oral history interview with Ester Hernández 2021 November 15–17

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.hernan21
Creators:
Hernandez, Ester, 1944-
San Miguel, Melissa, 1986-
Dates:
2021 November 15–17
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
2 Items
audiovisual files (3 hrs., 35 min.)
digital, mp4
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview with Ester Hernández conducted 2021 November 15–17, by Melissa L. San Miguel for the Archives of American Art, at Hernandez's home in San Francisco, California.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Ester Hernández (1944-) is a San Francisco, California-based printmaker known for her activist works that highlight agricultural and farm labor issues in California, especially in the San Joaquin Valley as related to Mexican and Yaqui workers.

Administration
Sponsor
Funding for this interview was provided by the Alice L. Walton Foundation.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.

Using the Collection
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Recorded on Zoom (videoconferencing software) [Kit 2: iPad GG8DV85GQ16M + Plantronics Calisto P7200 1VY9TN
Conditions Governing Access
This interview is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Terms of Use
The Archives of American Art makes its Oral History Program interviews available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. Quotation, reproduction and publication of the recording is governed by restrictions. If an interview has been transcribed, researchers must quote from the transcript. If an interview has not been transcribed, researchers must quote from the recording. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.

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