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Oral history interview with Franklin Watkins, 1971 August 18

Interviewee:
Watkins, Franklin Chenault, 1894-1972
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript: 57 pages
General Note:
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformated in 2010 as 8 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hrs., 26 min.
Summary:
An interview of Franklin Watkins conducted 1971 August 18, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Franklin Watkins, 1971 August 18. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Transcript: microfilm reel 3418 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Funding:
Funding for this interview was provided by the Wyeth Endowment for American Art.
Biography Note:
Franklin Watkins (1894-1972) was a painter from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Provenance:
These interviews are part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art, American
Interviews
Painters
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12430
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213758
AAA_collcode_watkin71
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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