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Oral history interview with Belle Baranceanu and Hilda Preibisius, 1964 August 1

Oral history interview with Belle Baranceanu and Hilda Preibisius, 1964 August 1

Baranceanu, Belle Goldschlager, 1902-1988

Painter, Designer, Engraver, Illustrator

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 35 pages

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 25 min.

Summary: An interview of Belle Baranceanu and Hilda Preibisius conducted by Betty Hoag on 1964 August 1 for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Belle Baranceanu (1902-1988) was a printmaker; San Diego, California. Hilda Preibisius was an illustrator from San Diego, California.

Provenance

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.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Belle Baranceanu and Hilda Preibisius, 1964 August 1. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.