Active in Va.
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Collection Summary: A summary by Richard Doud of an interview he conducted of Leslie Cheek for the Archives of American Art.
Cheek discusses theatre in Virginia; the Federal Theatre Project; and the WPA.
Biographical/Historical Note: Leslie Cheek (1908-1992) was the director of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, in Richmond, Virginia.
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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