Oral history interview with Ernest Lenshaw

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.lensha64
Creators:
Lenshaw, Ernest, b. 1892
McChesney, Mary Fuller
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1964 May 19
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
29 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Ernest Lenshaw conducted 1964 May 19, by Mary McChesney, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Interview was conducted at the artist's home in San Francisco, Calif.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Ernest Lenshaw (1892- ) was a muralist in San Francisco, Calif.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript available on line.
Author
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.

General
General
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 1 min.
General
Sound quality is good, but the repair of frequent splices has caused lost words and broken sentences throughout the interview.

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
Muralists -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Type 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
https://www.aaa.si.edu/services/questions
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