Des Moines, Iowa
Sound recording: 1 sound tape reel ; 7 in.
Transcript: 36 p.
Collection Summary: An interview of Leonard Thiessen conducted 1965 June 10, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical/Historical Note: Leonard Thiessen (1902-1989) was an art administrator from Des Moines, Iowa.
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.