Oral history interview with Walter Midener, 1981 Aug. 3
Midener, Walter, 1912-1998
Barrie, Dennis, 1947-
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Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 42 min.
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An interview of Walter Midener conducted 1981 Aug. 3, by Dennis Barrie, for the Archives of American Art.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Walter Midener, 1981 Aug. 3. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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.
Walter Midener (1912-1998) was a sculptor from Detroit, Mich.
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.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001