Size: Sound recording: 1 Sound tape reel, 5 in.; 17 Pages, Transcript: (on 1 microfilm reel)
Format: An interview of Nick Brigante conducted by B. Hoag is also on this tape.
Summary: An interview of Merrell Gage conducted 1964 May 27, by Betty Hoag for the Archives of American Art.
Gage speaks of the origin of his interest in Abraham Lincoln; studying under Gutzon Borglum; the formation of the Public Works of Art Project art committee in 1932; how the committee functioned; and the effect of the Project on the community. He recalls Merle Armitage.