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Oral history interview with Harry Dixon, 1964 May 1

Dixon, Harry St. John, 1890-1967



Collection Information

Size: 25 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 6 min.

Summary: An interview of Harry Dixon conducted 1964 May 1 by Mary McChesney for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Harry St. John Dixon (1890-1967) was a coppersmith from San Francisco, California.


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 .

How to Use This Collection

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Harry Dixon, 1964 May 1. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.