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Oral history interview with Louis Schanker, circa 1963

view Oral history interview with Louis Schanker, circa 1963 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Schanker, Louis, 1903-1981
Interviewer:
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington),, 1920-
Subject:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript: 74 pages.
General Note:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 19 min.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Summary:
An interview of Louis Schanker conducted circa 1963, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Louis Schanker, circa 1963. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Louis Schanker (1903-1981) was a printmaker and painter in Stamford, Conn.
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
Printmakers
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12390
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213821
AAA_collcode_schank63
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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