Oral history interview with Anton Refregier

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.refreg64
Creators:
Refregier, Anton, 1905-
Trovato, Joseph S., 1912-1983
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1964 Nov. 5
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
13 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Anton Refregier conducted 1964 Nov. 5, by Joseph Trovato, for the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project.
Scope and Contents
Refregier speaks of his involvement with the Federal Art Project (FAP); government support for the arts; the benefits of the program to the artist and the community; murals he painted for the WPA; and his family background and education.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Anton Refregier (1905-1979) was a painter in Woodstock, N.Y.

Administration
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 52 min.

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
Mural painting and decoration -- New York (State) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the arts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New York (State) -- Woodstock -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Federal Art Project (N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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