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Oral history interview with Mildred Constantine, 1965 October 15

view Oral history interview with Mildred Constantine, 1965 October 15 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Constantine, Mildred, 1913-2008
Interviewer:
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington),, 1920-
Subject:
Baker, Jacob
Cahill, Holger
Jewell, Edward Alden
McMahon, Audrey
Federal Art Project (N.Y.)
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript: 59 pages
General Note:
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 16 min.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Summary:
An interview of Mildred Constantine conducted 1965 October 15, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art. Constantine speaks of the Federal Art Project in New York and its work; working for Audrey McMahon; the influx of foreign artists in the 1930s; the changes brought about in the art world because of the Federal Art Project. She recalls McMahon, Edward Alden Jewell, Holger Cahill and Jacob Baker.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Mildred Constantine, 1965 October 15. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Mildred Constantine (1914-2008) was an art historian from New York, New York.
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:
Art historians
Federal aid to the arts
Interviews
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13282
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213374
AAA_collcode_consta65
Theme:
New Deal
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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