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Oral history interview with Kenneth Warnock Evett, 1964 Oct. 10

Oral history interview with Kenneth Warnock Evett, 1964 Oct. 10

Evett, Kenneth Warnock, 1913-

Collection Information

Size: Sound recordings: 1 sound tape reel ; 5 in.

Transcript: 14 p. (on one microfilm reel)

Summary: An interview of Kenneth Warnock Evett conducted 1964 Oct. 10, by Joseph Trovato for the Archives of American Art.

Evett speaks of his background and education at Colorado State University; his first involvement with the Federal Art Project; under Boardman Robinson as an assistant on a mural; four post office murals he painted; his opinions of the project; and its effect on the development of American art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, mural painter; Ithaca, N.Y.

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.

Transcript: microfilm reel 3419 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 Warnock Evett, 1964 Oct. 10. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.