Oral history interview with Fitzhugh Dinkins

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.dinkin89
Creators:
Dinkins, Fitzhugh D., 1919-1993
Boykin, Randson
Tyler, Anna, 1933-
Dates:
1989 February 10-July 12
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
192 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Fitzhugh Dinkins conducted 1989 February 20-July 12, by Randson Boykin and Anna Tyler, for the Archives of American Art African-American artists in Chicago oral history project (1988-1989).
Scope and Contents
Dinkins speaks of his family background and early education; his apprenticeship with William McVey; his studies at Howard University, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Chicago Institute of Design; his military service; his work as art director of the Johnson Publishing Company; his affiliation with the design firm of Winbush and Associates; being an independent artist and entrepreneur; and teaching at Southside Community Art Center.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Fitzhugh D. Dinkins (1919-1993) was a painter from Chicago, Illinois.

Administration
Sponsor
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.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
These interviews are 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 others.

General
General
Originally recorded on 4 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 8 digital wav file. Duration is 5 hr., 34 min.

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