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Oral history interview with Frank Schoonover, 1966 April 6

Interviewee:
Schoonover, Frank Earle, 1877-1972
Interviewer:
Doud, Richard Keith
Subject:
Parrish, Maxfield
Pyle, Howard
Harper's Magazine
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript: 23 pages.
General Note:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 34 min.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Summary:
An interview of Frank Schoonover conducted 1966 April 6, by Richard Doud, for the Archives of American Art. Schoonover speaks of his first meeting with Howard Pyle; studying under Pyle at Drexel Institute and at Pyle's own school; Pyle's work for "Harper's"; working for "Harper's" himself as an illustrator; Pyle's contribution to illustration; and meeting Maxfield Parrish.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Frank Schoonover, 1966 April 6. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Transcript: microfilm reel 3418 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Frank Earle Schoonover (1877-1972) was an illustrator, from Wilmington, Delaware.
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:
Illustrators
Interviews
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12462
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212268
AAA_collcode_schoon66
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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