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Oral history interview Vernon B. Smith, 1965 November 24

Interviewee:
Smith, Vernon B., 1894-1969
Interviewer:
Swift, Geoffrey
Subject:
Federal art project (Mass.)
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript: 11 pages.
General Note:
Originally recorded 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 1 digital wav files. Duration is 14 min.
Summary:
An interview of Vernon B. Smith conducted 1965 November 24, by Geoffrey Swift, for the Archives of American Art.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview Vernon B. Smith, 1965 November 24. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Vernon B. Smith (1894-1969) was an arts administrator from Massachusetts. Worked for the Federal Art Project and the Public Works of Art Project.
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:
Arts administrators
Federal aid to the arts
Interviews
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11887
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213925
AAA_collcode_smith65
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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