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Oral history interview with Hilton Rufty, 1963 November 16

Rufty, Hilton, 1909-1974

Composer, Musician


Collection Information

Size: 13 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav files. Duration is 51 min.

Summary: An interview of Hilton Rufty conducted 1963 November 16, by Richard Doud, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Hilton Rufty (1909-1974) was a musician in the Federal Music Project in Richmond, Va.


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 Hilton Rufty, 1963 November 16. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.