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Oral history interview with Lavina Richards and Dolores La Branche, 1965 November 29

Oral history interview with Lavina Richards and Dolores La Branche, 1965 November 29

Richards, Lavina

Arts administrator

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 36 pages

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

Summary: An interview of Lavina Richards and Dolores La Branche conducted 1965 November 29, by Betty Hoag, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Lavina Richards and Dolores La Branche were Federal Art Project administrators in Butte, Mont.

Provenance

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.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Lavina Richards and Dolores La Branche, 1965 November 29. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.