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Oral history interview with Carlton Lehman, 1964 Dec. 17

Lehman, Carlton, 1911-

Painter, Arts administrator


Collection Information

Size: 27 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav files. Duration is 48 min.

Summary: An interview of Carlton Lehman conducted 1964 Dec. 17, by Mary McChesney, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Carlton Lehman (b. 1911) was a mural painter and arts administrator with the Federal Art Project in Sacramento, 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.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Carlton Lehman, 1964 Dec. 17. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.