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Oral history interview with Farwell Taylor, 1964 August 14

Taylor, Farwell, 1905-1977



Collection Information

Size: 25 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 59 min.

Summary: An interview of Farwell Taylor conducted by Mary McChesney on 1964 August 14 for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Farwell Taylor (1905-1977) was a mural painter in Mill Valley, California.


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 Farwell Taylor, 1964 August 14. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.