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Oral History interview with Adele Brandeis, 1965 June 1

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Interviewee:
Brandeis, Adele, 1885-1975
Interviewer:
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington),, 1920-
Subject:
Donahue, Kenneth
Long, Frank W.
Morrison, Richard C.
Poor, Henry Varnum
Weston, Harold
Federal Art Project (Ky.)
Index of American Design
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript: 27 pages
General Note:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 4 min. An interview of Lou Block conducted by H. Phillips is also on this tape.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Summary:
An interview of Adele Brandeis conducted 1965 June 1, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art. Brandeis speaks of her involvement on the Index of American Design; murals for the Federal Art Project in Kentucky; Kentucky artists; and Frank Long, Richard Morrison, Henry Varnum Poor, Harold Weston, and Kenneth Donahue.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral History interview with Adele Brandeis, 1965 June 1. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Adele Brandeis (1885-1975) was the director of the Federal Art Project and from Louisville, Kentucky.
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
Federal aid to the arts
Interviews
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12249
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213365
AAA_collcode_brande65
Theme:
New Deal
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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