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Oral history interview with Gordon Parks, 1964 Dec. 30

Interviewee:
Parks, Gordon, 1912-2006  Search this
Interviewer:
Doud, Richard Keith  Search this
Subject:
Stryker, Roy Emerson  Search this
United States  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art and race  Search this
Documentary photography  Search this
Photography  Search this
African American artists  Search this
African American photographers  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11480
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213717
AAA_collcode_parks64
Theme:
African American
Photography
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213717
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Gordon Parks

Creator:
Parks, Gordon, 1912-2006  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Interviewer:
Doud, Richard Keith  Search this
Names:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
United States. Farm Security Administration  Search this
Stryker, Roy Emerson, 1893-1975  Search this
Extent:
19 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1964 Dec. 30
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Gordon Parks conducted 1964 Dec. 30, by Richard Doud, for the Archives of American Art, in New York, N.Y.
Parks speaks of his background; his early interest in photography; influences on him; his early career as a fashion photographer; joining the Farm Security Administration; his early impressions of the FSA; Roy Stryker's influence and guidance; how being Black and the experience of racism influenced his ability to relate to his subjects; memorable people he met during the FSA years; his post-FSA career, including his novels and his work for LIFE; and his opinions about the FSA's impact on people and on photography.
Biographical / Historical:
Gordon Parks (1912-2006) was a filmmaker, author, photographer, and composer from New York, N.Y.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 1 min.
Provenance:
This interview 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.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Photographers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Filmmakers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Authors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Composers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Art and race  Search this
Documentary photography  Search this
Photography  Search this
African American artists  Search this
African American photographers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.parks64
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-parks64

Oral history interview with Wilbur G. Kurtz, 1965 June 5

Interviewee:
Kurtz, Wilbur G. (Wilbur George), 1882-1967  Search this
Interviewer:
Doud, Richard Keith  Search this
Subject:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Illustrators -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13086
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213611
AAA_collcode_kurtz65
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213611

Richard Keith Doud papers, 1963-1965

Creator:
Doud, Richard Keith  Search this
Subject:
Hesselius, John  Search this
United States  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9316
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211511
AAA_collcode_doudrich
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211511

Richard Keith Doud papers

Creator:
Doud, Richard Keith  Search this
Names:
United States. Farm Security Administration  Search this
Hesselius, John, 1728-1778  Search this
Extent:
2 Items ((microfilmed on 2 reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1963-1965
Scope and Contents:
A thesis and a manuscript.
REEL 2: Doud's M.A. thesis, "John Hesselius: His Life and Work," submitted to the faculty of the University of Delaware, June 1963.
REEL 3134: A typed draft of a manuscript, "An American Portrait-Photodocumentation by the Farm Security Administration," written by Doud, 1965.
Biographical / Historical:
Art historian; Washington, D.C.
Provenance:
Donated 1963 and 1965 by Richard Keith Doud.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Art historians -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.doudrich
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-doudrich

Summary of oral history interview with Paul Reno interview, 1965 June 14

Interviewee:
Reno, Paul  Search this
Interviewer:
Doud, Richard Keith  Search this
Subject:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13300
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214158
AAA_collcode_reno65
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_214158

Summary of oral history interview with Paul Reno interview

Creator:
Reno, Paul  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Interviewer:
Doud, Richard Keith  Search this
Names:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
3 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Date:
1965 June 14
Scope and Contents:
A summary by Richard Doud of an interview conducted 1965 June 14, with Paul Reno, for the Archives of American Art. Reno discusses the Works Progress Administration; his teaching job with the Federal Art Project at Union Settlement in New York; a job as a WPA art instructor at Bellevue Hospital; and his being grateful for the WPA Project.
Biographical / Historical:
Paul Reno was an art instructor in New York, New York.
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.
Restrictions:
Use requires an appointment.
Occupation:
Art teachers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.reno65
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-reno65

Oral history interview with John Collier, 1965 January 18

Interviewee:
Collier, John, 1913-1992  Search this
Interviewer:
Doud, Richard Keith  Search this
Subject:
Shahn, Ben  Search this
Stryker, Roy Emerson  Search this
Vanderbilt, Paul  Search this
United States  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Photographers -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12715
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213361
AAA_collcode_collie65
Theme:
Photography
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213361
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Ben Shahn

Interviewee:
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969  Search this
Interviewer:
Doud, Richard Keith  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
United States. Farm Security Administration. Historical Section  Search this
Evans, Walker, 1903-1975  Search this
Lange, Dorothea  Search this
Rosskam, Edwin, 1903-1985  Search this
Rothstein, Arthur, 1915-1985  Search this
Stryker, Roy Emerson, 1893-1975  Search this
Extent:
29 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1964 April 14
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Ben Shahn conducted 1964 April 14, by Richard K. Doud, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.
Shahn speaks of his travels and work for the Farm Security Administration (FSA); the American image as portrayed by FSA photographs; techniques and materials; exhibitions and publications of his work; and the effectiveness of the FSA project overall. He recalls Roy Stryker, Walker Evans, Arthur Rothstein, Edwin Rosskam and Dorothea Lange.
Biographical / Historical:
Ben Shahn (1898-1969) was a painter and photographer from Roosevelt, N.J.
General:
Originally recorded 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 23 min.
Provenance:
This interview 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.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Painters -- New Jersey -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Documentary photography  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Photographers -- New Jersey -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.shahn64
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-shahn64

Oral history interview with Arthur Rothstein

Interviewee:
Rothstein, Arthur, 1915-1985  Search this
Interviewer:
Doud, Richard Keith  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
United States. Farm Security Administration.Historical Section.Photographs  Search this
Evans, Walker, 1903-1975  Search this
Lee, Russell, 1903-1986  Search this
Mydans, Carl  Search this
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969  Search this
Stryker, Roy Emerson, 1893-1975  Search this
Extent:
31 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
1964 May 25
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Arthur Rothstein conducted in New York, N.Y., 1964 May 25, by Richard Doud, for the Archives of American Art.
Rothstein speaks of the development of his interest in photography as a hobby while in pre-medical school during the Depression; meeting Roy Stryker and his early impressions of Stryker; the Resettlement Administration and its growth into the Farm Security Administration (FSA); the educational experience of working under Stryker's guidance; the influence of Ben Shahn and Walker Evans; the traveling experience and its influence on him; early assignments; developing as a photographer; documenting the Dust Bowl; the "skull" series and the controversy surrounding it; usage of the FSA works; the FSA's contribution to Rothstein's life and personal development; and going to work for LOOK magazine. He recalls Carl Mydans and Russell Lee.
Biographical / Historical:
Arthur Rothstein (1915-1985) was a photographer from New York, N.Y.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 11 min.
Provenance:
This interview 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.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Documentary photography -- United States  Search this
Photographers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.rothst64
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-rothst64

Oral history interview with Kathryn Burch Greywacz

Interviewee:
Greywacz, Kathryn Burch, b. 1893  Search this
Interviewer:
Doud, Richard Keith  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
Index of American Design  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
New Jersey State Museum.. Department of Conservation and Development  Search this
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
Baker, Mildred, 1905-  Search this
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound tape reel (Sound recordings: (50 min.), 7 in.)
14 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound tape reels
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1964 Mar. 24
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Kathryn Greywacz conducted 1964 Mar. 24, by Richard Doud, for the Archives of American Art.
Greywacz speaks of her position as curator of the New Jersey State Museum; her work with the New Jersey Public Works of Art Project; and the Index of American Design. She recalls Mildred Baker and Ben Shahn.
Biographical / Historical:
Kathryn Burch Greywacz (b. 1893) was an art administrator from New Jersey.
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.
Occupation:
Arts administrators -- New Jersey -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.greywa64
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-greywa64

Oral history interview with John Collier

Interviewee:
Collier, John, Jr., 1913-1992  Search this
Interviewer:
Doud, Richard Keith  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
United States. Farm Security Administration  Search this
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969  Search this
Stryker, Roy Emerson, 1893-1975  Search this
Vanderbilt, Paul  Search this
Extent:
33 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1965 January 18
Scope and Contents:
An interview of John Collier conducted 1965 January 18, by Richard K. Doud, for the Archives of American Art.
Collier describes the Farm Security Administration as an experiment in group dynamics; he speaks of the difference in viewpoint between officials and photographers; Collier's New England and New Mexico work; and he appraises the value of the group effort in the FSA. He recalls Paul Vanderbilt, Roy Stryker, and Ben Shahn.
Biographical / Historical:
John Collier (1913-1992) was a photographer.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 26 min.
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.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Photographers -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.collie65
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-collie65

Oral history interview with Frank Schoonover, 1966 April 6

Interviewee:
Schoonover, Frank Earle, 1877-1972  Search this
Interviewer:
Doud, Richard Keith  Search this
Subject:
Parrish, Maxfield  Search this
Pyle, Howard  Search this
Harper's Magazine  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Illustrators -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12462
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212268
AAA_collcode_schoon66
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212268

Oral history interview with Gustave Von Groschwitz, 1964 December 9

Interviewee:
Von Groschwitz, Gustave, 1906-1991  Search this
Interviewer:
Doud, Richard Keith  Search this
Subject:
Federal Art Project (N.Y.)  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Arts administrators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12704
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213534
AAA_collcode_vongro64
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213534

Oral history interview with Wilbur D. Peat, 1964 June 25

Interviewee:
Peat, Wilbur David, 1898-1966  Search this
Interviewer:
Doud, Richard Keith  Search this
Subject:
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Arts administrators -- Indiana -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11812
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213722
AAA_collcode_peat64
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213722

Oral history interview with Reginald Poland, 1965 June 8

Interviewee:
Poland, Reginald  Search this
Interviewer:
Doud, Richard Keith  Search this
Subject:
Federal Art Project (Calif.)  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Arts administrators -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Museum directors -- California -- San Diego -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12386
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213727
AAA_collcode_poland65
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213727

Oral history interview with Edwin and Louise Rosskam, 1965 August 3

Interviewee:
Rosskam, Edwin, 1903-1985  Search this
Interviewer:
Doud, Richard Keith  Search this
Subject:
Lange, Dorothea  Search this
Stryker, Roy Emerson  Search this
Vachon, John  Search this
Wolcott, Marion Post  Search this
Wright, Richard  Search this
United States  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Documentary photography  Search this
Photographers -- New Jersey -- Roosevelt -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13112
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213752
AAA_collcode_rosska65
Theme:
Photography
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213752
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Arthur Rothstein, 1964 May 25

Interviewee:
Rothstein, Arthur, 1915-1985  Search this
Interviewer:
Doud, Richard Keith  Search this
Subject:
Evans, Walker  Search this
Lee, Russell  Search this
Mydans, Carl  Search this
Shahn, Ben  Search this
Stryker, Roy Emerson  Search this
United States  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
Documentary photography -- United States  Search this
Photographers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13317
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213781
AAA_collcode_rothst64
Theme:
Photography
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213781
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Hilton Rufty, 1963 November 16

Interviewee:
Rufty, Hilton, 1909-1974  Search this
Interviewer:
Doud, Richard Keith  Search this
Subject:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Music and state -- Virginia  Search this
Musicians -- Virginia -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13088
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213783
AAA_collcode_rufty63
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213783

Oral history interview with Ben Shahn, 1964 April 14

Interviewee:
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969  Search this
Interviewer:
Doud, Richard Keith  Search this
Subject:
Evans, Walker  Search this
Lange, Dorothea  Search this
Rosskam, Edwin  Search this
Rothstein, Arthur  Search this
Stryker, Roy Emerson  Search this
United States  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Documentary photography  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Photographers -- New Jersey -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12760
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213825
AAA_collcode_shahn64
Theme:
Photography
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213825
Online Media:

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