Defenbacher, D. S. (Daniel S.)
Arts administrator, Museum director
Active in Calif.
Size: Transcript: 60 pages
Format: Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav file. Duration is 3 hr., 7 min.
Collection Summary: An interview of Daniel S. Defenbacher conducted by Mary McChesney on 1965 April 16 for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical/Historical Note: Daniel S. Defenbacher (1906-1986) was an arts administrator in California.
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.