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Oral history interview with Jean Holmes, 1965 Apr. 12

Oral history interview with Jean Holmes, 1965 Apr. 12

Holmes, Jean, 1910-

Collection Information

Size: Sound recordings: 1 sound tape reel (45 min.) ; 5 in.

Transcript: 12 p.

Summary: An interview of Jean Holmes conducted by Mary McChesney on 1965 Apr. 12 for the Archives of American Art.

Holmes speaks of her involvement with the San Francisco Federal Art Project and her lithography work with the Project.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, printmaker; California.

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.

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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Jean Holmes, 1965 Apr. 12. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.