Sound recording: 1 sound tape reel ; 5 in.
Transcript: 16 p. (on one microfilm reel)
Collection Summary: An interview of Homer Dana conducted by Betty Hoag on 1964 July 30 for the Archives of American Art.
Dana speaks of his background and training in sculpture; meeting and working with Donal Hord; his sculpture techniques; statues that he, Hord, and George Baker produced for the city of San Diego; problems with various materials used for sculpture; the effect of the Federal Art Project on his career and the careers of others.
Biographical/Historical Note: Sculptor; San Diego, Calif. Worked on the Federal Art Project during the Depression.
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.
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