Oral History interview with Adele Brandeis, 1965 June 1
Brandeis, Adele, 1885-1975
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington),, 1920-
Long, Frank W.
Morrison, Richard C.
Poor, Henry Varnum
Federal Art Project (Ky.)
Index of American Design
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
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Transcript: 27 pages
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.
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Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
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.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral History interview with Adele Brandeis, 1965 June 1. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Adele Brandeis (1885-1975) was the director of the Federal Art Project and from Louisville, Kentucky.
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.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001