Oral history interview with Mildred Baker

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.baker65
Creators:
Baker, Mildred, 1905-
Agee, William C.
Dates:
1965 July 22
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
22 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Mildred Baker conducted 1965 July 22, by William Agee, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Mildred Baker (1905-1998) was an assistant to the director, Holger Cahill, on the Federal Art Project. Prior to that appointment, she worked for College Art Association and a gallery on 57th Street. Baker's early role in FAP was to scout directors for regional programs in Ohio, Missouri, Nebraska and Iowa. She later was involved in exhibitions and Community Art Centers.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
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.

General
General
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 55 min.

Keywords
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Repository Contact
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