Size: Sound recording: 1 sound tape reel, 7 in. ; (24 p. transcript on partial microfilm reel); 24 Pages, Transcript
Format: An unrelated interview of Louis Schanker conducted by H. Phillips is also on this tape.
Summary: An interview of Joseph Hirsch conducted by Harlan Phillips in 1965 for the Archives of American Art.
Hirsch speaks of his early education and background in industrial art; his first involvement with the Federal Art Project, including the easel painting project, murals, and the Index of American Design; artistic experimentation during the 1930s; public perception of federally suuported art projects. He recalls Holger Cahill, Audrey McMahon and Mary Curran.