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Oral history interview with Jonathan Daniels, 1965 June 14

Daniels, Jonathan, 1902-1981

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Collection Information

Size: 10 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 26 min.

Summary: An interview of Jonathan Daniels conducted 1965 June 14, by Richard Doud, for the Archives of American Art. Daniels speaks of his association with the Farm Security Administration.

Biographical/Historical Note

Jonathan Daniels (1902-1981) was a writer, employed by the Farm Security Administration.


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 Jonathan Daniels, 1965 June 14. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.