Active in Petaluma, Calif.
Size: Transcript: 24 p.
Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 5 min.
Collection Summary: An interview of Robert McChesney conducted 1964 Apr. 4, by Lewis Ferbraché, for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical/Historical Note: Robert McChesney (1913-2008) was a muralist in California.
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.