Oral history interview with Hilton Rufty, 1963 November 16

Rufty, Hilton , b. 1909 d. 1974
Composer, Musician
Active in Richmond, Va.

Size: Transcript: 13 pages.

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 1 digital wav files. Duration is 51 min.

Collection Summary: An interview of Hilton Rufty conducted 1963 November 16, by Richard Doud, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note: Hilton Rufty (1909-1974) was a musician in the Federal Music Project in Richmond, Va.

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.

How to Use this Interview

  • For more information on using the Archives’ resources, see the FAQ or Ask Us.