Oral history interview with Sargent Johnson

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.johnso64
Creators:
Johnson, Sargent, 1888-1967
McChesney, Mary Fuller
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1964 July 31
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 Sound tape reel
Sound recordings (1 hour)
5 in.
51 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Sargent Johnson conducted 1964 July 31, by Mary McChesney, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Johnson recalls his early career and the work he did as part of the federal arts programs, both independently and under Beniamino Bufano.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sargent Johnson (1888-1967) was a sculptor from San Francisco, Calif.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript available on line.
Author
Sponsor
Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
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
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Federal aid to the arts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
African American artists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Interviews Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bufano, Beniamino, 1898-1970 Personal 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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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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