Oral history interview with Mira Nakashima
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.nakash10
Creators:
Nakashima, Mira
McElhinney, James Lancel, 1952-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2010 March 11
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
4 Items
wav files (2 hr., 57 min.)
digital
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Mira Nakashima conducted 2010 March 11, by James McElhinney, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Nakashima's reception house, in New Hope, Pennsylvania.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Mira Nakashima (1942- ) is a Japanese American woodworker based in New Hope, Pennsylvania. Nakashima is the daughter of fellow woodworker, George Nakashima.

Administration
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 administrators.

General
General
Originally recorded on 2 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 57 min.

Digital Content

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Repository Contact
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