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Oral history interview with Henry W. Hough, 1964 June 11

Oral history interview with Henry W. Hough, 1964 June 11

Hough, Henry W.

Collection Information

Size: Sound recordings: 1 sound tape reel (30 min.) ; 7 in.

Transcript: 14 p.

Summary: An interview of Henry W. Hough conducted by Richard Doud 1964 June 11, for the Archives of American Art.

Hough speaks of his journalism background; his involvement with the WPA Federal Writers' Project writing a guidebook for the state of Colorado; and the lasting benefits of the WPA's programs.

Biographical/Historical Note

State Director of Federal Writers' Project, Colorado.

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.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Henry W. Hough, 1964 June 11. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.