Oral history interview with Amelie Kneass
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.kneass65
Creators:
Kneass, Amelie
McChesney, Mary Fuller
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1965 Mar. 28
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Item
Sound recordings: 1 sound file (30 min.)
digital, wav file
15 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Amelie Kneass conducted 1965 Mar. 28, by Mary McChesney, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project. Kneass discusses her involvement in FAP.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Amelie Kneass was the administrator for Federal Art Project, California.

Administration
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
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.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
System Details
Originally recorded on 1 tape reel (5 in.).

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Federal aid to the arts Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arts administrators -- California -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Genre Form 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
750 9th Street, NW
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
https://www.aaa.si.edu/services/questions
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