Oral history interview with William Friedman

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.friedm65
Creators:
Friedman, William
McChesney, Mary Fuller
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1965 June 16
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
28 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of William Friedman conducted 1965 June 16, by Mary McChesney, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.
Scope and Contents
Friedman speaks of his education; teaching at the Design Laboratory under the Federal Art Project; working as a supervisor with the Iowa Federal Art Project; the establishment of art centers; the Index of American Design; his feelings about the project.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
William Friedman (1909- ) was a designer who worked for the Iowa Federal Art Project.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
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.

General
General
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 35 min.

Keywords
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Federal aid to the arts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Designers -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Design Laboratory (New York, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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