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Oral history interview with Robert McChesney, 1964 Apr. 4

Oral history interview with Robert McChesney, 1964 Apr. 4

McChesney, Robert, 1913-2008

Painter

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 24 p.

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 5 min.

Summary: An interview of Robert McChesney conducted 1964 Apr. 4, by Lewis Ferbraché, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Robert McChesney (1913-2008) was a muralist in California.

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 Robert McChesney, 1964 Apr. 4. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.