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Oral history interview with Byron Randall, 1964 May 12

Randall, Byron, 1918-1999

Painter, Printmaker


Collection Information

Size: 32 Pages Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 29 min.

Summary: An interview of Byron Randall conducted on 1964 May 12, by Mary McChesney, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Byron Randall (1918-1999) was a painter from Tomales, 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.

How to Use This Collection

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Byron Randall, 1964 May 12. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.