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Oral history interview with Mildred Baker, 1965 July 22

view Oral history interview with Mildred Baker, 1965 July 22 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Baker, Mildred, 1905-1998
Interviewer:
Agee, William C.
Place of publication, production, or execution:
New York (State)
Physical Description:
Transcript: 22 pages
General Note:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 55 min.
Summary:
An interview of Mildred Baker conducted 1965 July 22, by William Agee, for the Archives of American Art.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Mildred Baker, 1965 July 22. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Mildred Baker (1905-1998) was an assistant to the director, Holger Cahill, on the Federal Art Project. Prior to that appointment, she worked for College Art Association and a gallery on 57th Street. Baker's early role in FAP was to scout directors for regional programs in Ohio, Missouri, Nebraska and Iowa. She later was involved in exhibitions and Community Art Centers.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives' 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:
Art, American
Interviews
Museum directors
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13210
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212528
AAA_collcode_baker65
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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