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Oral history interview with Kenneth Callahan, 1965 March 9

Callahan, Kenneth L., 1905-1986



Collection Information

Size: 13 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 36 min.

Summary: An interview of Kenneth Callahan conducted 1965 March 9, by Dorothy Bestor, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Kenneth Callahan (1905-1986) was a painter from Long Beach, Washington.


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

Transcript: 35mm microfilm reel 3949 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Kenneth Callahan, 1965 March 9. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.