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Oral history interview with Esther Steinman, 1965 October 4

Steinman, Esther


Collection Information

Size: 32 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav files. Duration is 58 min.

Summary: An interview with Esther Steinman conducted 1965 October 4, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.

Biographical/Historical Note

Esther Steinman (also identified as Mrs. Erwin Steinman) was a secretary to Holger Cahill in Washington, D.C.


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.

Language Note

English .

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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Esther Steinman, 1965 October 4. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.