Oral history interview with Marian Kendall

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.kendal65
Creators:
Kendall, Marian
McGlynn, Betty Hoag
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1965 Aug. 26
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
3 Sound tape reels
Sound recording
5 in.
40 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Marian Kendall conducted 1965 Aug. 26, by Betty Hoag, for the Archives of American Art. Kendall speaks of her childhood; learning how to weave; her parents; scholarship from Mrs. Vanderbilt; Baltimore, Md.; Santa Barbara, Calif.; Pasadena, Calif.; repairing woven items for the Art Association and the Museum of Man; types of fibers used in weaving; tapestries; Federal Art Project; techniques of weaving; and the benefits of the WPA.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Marian Kendall is a weaver from California.

Administration
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.

General
General
An interview of Eugene Chodorow conducted by B. Hoag is also on one tape.
General
An interview of Edwin and Isabelle Churchman conducted by B. Hoag is also on one tape.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Federal aid to the arts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists -- California Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Weavers -- California -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Adamson, Glenn Personal Name 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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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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