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Oral history interview with Charlotte Aiken and Helen Wool, 1964 April 17

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Interviewee:
Aiken, Charlotte C.
Interviewer:
Doud, Richard Keith
Subject:
Stryker, Roy Emerson
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
United States.Farm Security Administration.Historical Section.Photographs
Place of publication, production, or execution:
District of Columbia
Physical Description:
Transcript: 56 pages
General Note:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hrs., 27 min.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Summary:
An interview of Charlotte Aiken and Helen Wool conducted 1964 April 17, by Richard Doud, for the Archives of American Art.
Both women discuss working for the Farm Security Administration under Roy Stryker.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Charlotte Aiken and Helen Wool, 1964 April 17. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Charlotte Aiken was an accountant and Helen Wool was Roy Stryker's secretary in the Farm Security Administration; both are from Washington, D.C. Stryker was director of the FSA photographic survey of rural and urban America during the depression.
Provenance:
Conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Arts administrators
Interviews
Photography
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11653
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213233
AAA_collcode_aiken64
Theme:
Photography
New Deal
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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