Oral history interview with Max McCarthy
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.mccart64
Creators:
McCarthy, Max, 1896-1977
McChesney, Mary Fuller
McCarthy, Jean
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1964 Oct. 15
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
25 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Max McCarthy conducted 1964 Oct. 15, by Mary McChesney, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.
Scope and Contents
McCarthy's wife Jean is also present during the interview and contributes to it.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Max McCarthy (1896-1977) was a mosaicist in San Francisco, Calif.

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.

General
General
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 12 min.
General
The remastered reel was used for digitization. It was returned to Iron Mountain. Original reel missing.

Digital Content

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 Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mosaicists -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- Technique Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Genre Form 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
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