Oral history interview with Michele Oka Doner
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.okadon07
Creators:
Doner, Michele Oka
Shea, Josephine, 1958-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2007 August 20-November 17
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
76 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Michele Oka Doner conducted 2007 August 20 and November 17, by Josephine Shea, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Oka Doner's studio, in New York, New York.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Michele Oka Doner (1945- ) is glass artist and sculptor, in New York, New York. Josephine Shea (1958- ) is a curator in Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan.

Administration
Sponsor
Funding for this interview was provided by the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America. 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 administrators.

General
General
Originally recorded on 2 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 20 min.

Digital Content

Keywords
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Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Glass artists -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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