Danysh, Joseph A., b. 1906 d. 1982
Painter, Sculptor, Arts administrator
Active in Calif.
Collection size: 0.2 linear ft. (ca. 250 p.)
Collection Summary: Typescript of Danysh's unpublished reminiscences regarding his experiences in the 1930s as Western Regional Director of the WPA Federal Art Project. Notes and drafts are also included. Danysh provides candid portraits of many WPA artists and administrators.
Biographical/Historical Note: Died 1984.
Donated 1988 by Elizabeth D. Danysh, Danysh's widow.
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Also in the Archives
- Oral history interview with Joseph A. Danysh, 1964 December 3
- Image and Media Gallery items from other collections related to Danysh, Joseph A.