Oral history interview with Beatrice Mandelman

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.mandel64
Creators:
Mandelman, Beatrice
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1964 July 20
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
16 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Beatrice Mandelman conducted by Sylvia Loomis on 1964 July 20, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Mandelman speaks of her background and education; getting started on the Federal Art Project mural project; later going on the graphic arts project; how the project worked; the effect of the project on the artists; her post-Federal Art Project career; government support for the arts; the current art scene; and Taos as an art center.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Beatrice Mandelman (1912-1998) was a painter in Taos, N.M.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript: 35mm microfilm reel 3949 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
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 1 digital wav files. Duration is 51 min.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Federal aid to the arts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Taos School of Art Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New Mexico -- Taos -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal Art Project (N.M.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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