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Oral history interview with Bernice Fisher Banks, 1965 February 21

Banks, Bernice Fisher, 1906-1981

Painter, Sculptor

Overview

Collection Information

Size: 19 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 41 min.

Summary: An interview of Bernice Fisher Banks conducted 1965 February 21, by Mary Fuller McChesney, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Bernice Fisher Banks (1906- ) was a sculptor from Alameda, California.

Provenance

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.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

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