Painter, Arts administrator
Active in Sacramento, Calif.
Size: Transcript: 27 p.
Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 1 digital wav files. Duration is 48 min.
Collection Summary: An interview of Carlton Lehman conducted 1964 Dec. 17, by Mary McChesney, for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical/Historical Note: Carlton Lehman (b. 1911) was a mural painter and arts administrator with the Federal Art Project in Sacramento, Calif.
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.