Edith Hamlin : a California artist, 1981

Hagerty, Donald J., b. 1902
Active in Calif.

Collection size: 180 p. (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: A transcript of an interview of Edith Hamlin conducted by Donald J. Hagerty for the American Studies Program at the University of California at Davis, November 29, 1979 - March 4, 1980. Hamlin discusses her career and the life and works of her husband Maynard Dixon. Also included are photographs of Hamlin and her works of art.

Biographical/Historical Note: Hamlin: mural painter; b. 1902. Active in California and Southwestern U.S. during the period from 1920-1946. She was a major figure in the San Francisco art scene in the 20's and worked for the WPA and the PWAP during the Depression.

Donated 1982 by Donald J. Hagerty.

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