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Oral history interview with Beatrice Mandelman, 1964 July 20

Interviewee:
Mandelman, Beatrice, 1912-1998
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden
Subject:
Federal Art Project (N.M.)
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript: 16 p.
General Note:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 1 digital wav files. Duration is 51 min.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Summary:
An interview of Beatrice Mandelman conducted by Sylvia Loomis on 1964 July 20, for the Archives of American Art.
Mandelman speaks of her background and education; getting started on the Federal Art Project mural project; later going on the graphic arts project; how the project worked; the effect of the project on the artists; her post-Federal Art Project career; government support for the arts; the current art scene; and Taos as an art center.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Beatrice Mandelman, 1964 July 20. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Transcript: microfilm reel 3949 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Beatrice Mandelman (1912-1998) was a painter in Taos, N.M.
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:
Federal aid to the arts
Interviews
Painters
Sound recordings
Taos school of art
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12139
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213650
AAA_collcode_mandel64
Theme:
New Deal
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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