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Oral history interview with George Fedoroff, 1980 July 8-1981 Jan. 21

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Interviewee:
Fedoroff, George W., 1906-2001
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.
Subject:
Society of Independent Artists (New York, N.Y.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Sound recording: 3 sound files digital, wav file
Transcript: 65 pages
Access Note / Rights:
For information on how to access this interview contact Reference Services.
Summary:
An interview of George Fedoroff conducted 1980 July 8-1981 Jan. 21, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Fedoroff speaks of his childhood, his experiences as a refugee during the Russian Revolution, his training as a painter in Paris, his association with the Society of Independent Artists in Boston and with artists and actors on Cape Cod, his development of Indian and Eskimo crafts education in Alaska, and his designs in wood.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with George Fedoroff, 1980 July 8-1981 Jan. 21. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding:
Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
Biography Note:
George Fedoroff (1906-2001) was a craftsman and crafts administrator in Brewster, Mass.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Artisans
Arts administrators
Decorative arts
Eskimo art
Handicraft
Indians of North America
Interviews
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13169
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211995
AAA_collcode_fedoro80
Theme:
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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