Oral history interview with Glenn Anthony Wessels

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.wessel64
Creators:
Wessels, Glenn A. (Glenn Anthony), 1895-
Ferbraché, Lewis
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1964 February 14
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
54 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Glenn Anthony Wessels conducted 1964 February 14, by Lewis Ferbraché, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Glenn Wessels (1895-1982) was the East Bay supervisor of the Federal Art Project (California) and educator of Berkeley, California Wessels was Born in Capetown, South Africa. He taught at the University of California, Berkeley. Wessels was a painter for the Federal Art Project in California during the Depression.

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
Originally recorded on 3 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 9 min.

Keywords
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Painters -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Federal Art Project (Calif.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Washington, D.C. 20001
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