Oral history interview with Paul and Alberta von Ottenfeld Babcock, 1965 May 1

Babcock, Paul G. , b. 1905 d. 1976
Painter
Active in Calif.

Size: Sound recording: 1 sound tape reel ; 5 in.
Sound recording: 1 sound tape reel ; 3 in.
Transcript: 22 p.

Format: Interview with Flavio Cabral conducted by Betty Hoag part 1 is also on tape 2.
Interview with Bella Lewitzky conducted by Betty Hoag part 2 is also on tape 1.
Interview with Frank Stevens conducted by Betty Hoag is also on tape 1.

Collection Summary: An interview of Paul G. and Alberta von Ottenfeld Babcock conducted 1965 May 1, by Betty Hoag, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project. The Babcocks speak of their backgrounds and educations, and their work with the Federal Art Project, including easel paintings, murals and mosaics.

Biographical/Historical Note: Paul and Alberta von Ottenfeld Babcock were painters from Glendora, Calif.

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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