State Historical Society of Wisconsin.Division of Archives and Manuscripts
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1 sound tape reel ; 1 hr., 4 min., 25 sec.
The twenty-second of twenty-four tapes of an interview Paul Vanderbilt. Interviewer is an unidentified woman, possibly a university student based on handwritten notes accompanying the collection. Approximate date based on life events described. Topics of discussion include his move to Wisconsin, different attitudes of people in the Midwest, and his work at the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Identification on label on reel box (typewritten): Reel 22. Side 1: Time mag and March of Time as formats. Aims in 1954. Early contacts with Midwest. Thesis of importance of Midwest. Evidences. Origin of design for modern living. Lower standards better. Greatest export is social-economic design. Reflections in photo collections.; Side 2: Condition and bkgr of photo collections. Personal pressures in Wash and breakup of marriage. Relationship to work. Derivation of theories from detailed practical handling of material. Historical validity in pictures.
Interview with Paul Vanderbilt reel 22, 196-?. Paul Vanderbilt papers, 1854-1992, bulk 1945-1992. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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