Size: Sound recording: 1 sound tape reel (1 hour) ; 7 in.
Transcript: 23 p.
Format: Sound quality is poor.
Summary: An interview of Richard Hood conducted by Richard Doud on 1964 Dec. 15 for the Archives of American Art.
Hood speaks of joining the Federal Art Project; the development of a graphic arts section of the program; the events leading up to his becoming state director for the FAP in Pennsylvania; for the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project. how projects were assigned and work carried out; the Index of American Design in Pennsylvania, and particularly its study of Pennsylvania Dutch design; budget and administrative problems; political problems and public perception of the Project; his post-FAP career; his opinions about government support for the arts.