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Oral history interview with Edith Hamlin and Dorothy Cravath, 1964 May 27

Oral history interview with Edith Hamlin and Dorothy Cravath, 1964 May 27

Hamlin, Edith, 1902-1992

Muralist, Landscape painter, Portrait painter

Collection Information

Size: Sound recordings: 1 sound tape reel ; 7 in.

Transcript: 10 p.

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 54 min.

Summary: An interview of Edith Hamlin and Dorothy Cravath conducted 1964 May 27, by Minette Martin, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Edith Hamlin (1902-1992) was a mural painter from San Francisco, Calif.

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.

Funding

Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Edith Hamlin and Dorothy Cravath, 1964 May 27. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.