Oral history interview with George Fedoroff

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.fedoro80
Creators:
Fedoroff, George W., 1906-
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1980 July 8-1981 Jan. 21
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
3 Items
sound files Sound recording
digital, wav file
53 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview with George Fedoroff conducted 1980 July 8-1981 Jan. 21, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Fedoroff speaks of his childhood, his experiences as a refugee during the Russian Revolution, his training as a painter in Paris, his association with the Society of Independent Artists in Boston and with artists and actors on Cape Cod, his development of Indian and Eskimo crafts education in Alaska, and his designs in wood.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
George Fedoroff (1906-2001) was a craftsman and crafts administrator in Brewster, Mass.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Author
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
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 others.

Using the Collection
System Details
Originally recorded on 2 tape reels (5 in.).

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Eskimo art Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Decorative arts -- Alaska Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Handicraft -- Alaska Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Alaska -- Education Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arts administrators -- Interviews Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artisans -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Society of Independent Artists (New York, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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