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Oral history interview with Thomas Cleveland Parker, 1963 Oct. 14-23

Interviewee:
Parker, Thomas Cleveland, 1904-1967
Interviewer:
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington),, 1920-
Subject:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Public Works of Art Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript: 33 p.
General Note:
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformated in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hrs., 41 min.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Summary:
An interview of Thomas Cleveland Parker conducted by Harlan Phillips between 1963 Oct. 14-Oct. 23 for the Archives of American Art.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Thomas Cleveland Parker, 1963 Oct. 14-23. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Transcript: microfilm reel 4211 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Thomas Cleveland Parker (1904-1967) was an art administrator in Richmond, Va. Director of the American Federation of Arts, 1940-1952. First director of Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Assistant national director of the Works Progress Administration's art project 1935-1940.
Provenance:
This interview 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)12657
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213732
AAA_collcode_parker63
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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