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Oral history interview with Lucienne Bloch, 1964 August 11

Bloch, Lucienne, 1909-1999

Muralist, Photographer, Designer


Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 85 pages

Format: Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 15 min.

Summary: An interview of Lucienne Bloch conducted by Mary McChesney on 1964 August 11 for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.

Biographical/Historical Note

Lucienne Bloch (1909-1999) was a mural painter in New York, New York.


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.

How to Use This Collection

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Lucienne Bloch, 1964 August 11. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.