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Interview with Roy E. Stryker;, circa 1960 Jan

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Creator:
Stryker, Roy Emerson, 1893-1975
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
3 sound tapes ; 7 in.
General Note:
Handwritten note on reel containers: Roy Stryker talks for International Harvester Company. Date of circa January 1960 was derived from information received by a researcher who located information in the interview, transcribed here: "... in this latest Infinity he [Peter Pollack] quotes you as saying 'a picture should not be a precious thing." This reference corresponds to an article by Peter Pollock with the Stryker quote in the December 1959 issue of Infinity. The next issue of Infinity came out January 1960.
Access Note / Rights:
Untranscribed; use requires an appointment.
Summary:
Stryker talks with an unidentified interviewer about his work for the Farm Security Administration and its photographic activities during the Great Depression.
Citation:
Interview with Roy E. Stryker;, circa 1960 Jan. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Director of the Farm Security Administration Historical Section; Washington, D.C. Under Stryker the Photographic project of the FSA documented the drought, poverty and despair of rural and urban America during the Depression.
Provenance:
Provenance unknown.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art, American
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10746
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214357
AAA_collcode_stryroyl
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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