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Oral history interview with Martha Longenecker, 2008 July 29

view Oral history interview with Martha Longenecker, 2008 July 29 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Longenecker, Martha W., 1920-
Interviewer:
Lauria, Jo, 1954-
Subject:
Mingei International Museum of World Folk Art
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Place of publication, production, or execution:
California
Physical Description:
4 sound files (3 hr., 12 min.) : digital, wav file
Transcript: 52 p.
General Note:
Originally recorded on 3 SD memory cards. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 12 min.
Summary:
An interview of Martha Longenecker conducted 2008 July 29, by Jo Lauria, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Longenecker's home and studio, in La Jolla, California.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Martha Longenecker, 2008 July 29. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Funding:
Funding for this interview was provided by the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America. 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.
Biography Note:
Martha Longenecker (1920- 2013) was an artist and founder of Mingei International Museum of World Folk Art in La Jolla, California. Jo Lauria (1954- ) is an independent curator and arts writer in Sherman Oaks, California.
Provenance:
This interview is 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 administrators.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Ceramicists
Educators
Interviews
Museum directors
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15904
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)296472
AAA_collcode_longen08
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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