Oral history interview with Franklin Watkins, 1971 August 18
Watkins, Franklin Chenault, 1894-1972
Cummings, Paul, 1933-
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Transcript: 57 pages
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformated in 2010 as 8 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hrs., 26 min.
An interview of Franklin Watkins conducted 1971 August 18, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Franklin Watkins, 1971 August 18. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Transcript: microfilm reel 3418 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Funding for this interview was provided by the Wyeth Endowment for American Art.
Franklin Watkins (1894-1972) was a painter from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001