Oral history interview with Louis Schanker, circa 1963
Schanker, Louis, 1903-1981
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington),, 1920-
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
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Transcript: 74 pages.
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 19 min.
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Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
An interview of Louis Schanker conducted circa 1963, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Louis Schanker, circa 1963. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Louis Schanker (1903-1981) was a printmaker and painter in Stamford, Conn.
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.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001