Oral history interview with Gertrude Herdle Moore and Isabel Herdle, 1979 July 27
Moore, Gertrude Herdle, 1896-1993
Brown, Robert F.
University of Rochester. Memorial Art Gallery
Place of publication, production, or execution:
New York (State)
Transcript: 55 p.
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 53 min.
An interview of Gertrude Herdle Moore and Isabel Herdle conducted 1979 July 27, by Robert F. Brown.
Moore and Herdle discuss the development of the Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, N.Y. under their father, George Herdle; creation of the first national ceramic exhibition; ethnic art exhibitions in the 1920s; nurturing a balanced acquisition program; and the significance of arts and crafts from the Finger Lakes region of New York state.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Gertrude Herdle Moore and Isabel Herdle, 1979 July 27. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
Gertrude Herdle Moore (1896-1993) and Isabel Herdle are daughters of George Herdle (1868-1922), first director of the Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, N.Y., 1913-1922.
This interview is part of the Archives' 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