Oral history interview with Elsa Rady

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.rady10
Creators:
Rady, Elsa, 1943-
Riedel, Mija, 1958-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2010 August 12-13
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
11 Items
Sound recording: 11 sound files (5 hr., 50 min.)
digital, wav
158 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Elsa Rady conducted 2010 August 12 and 13, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Rady's home and studio, in Los Angeles, California.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Elsa Rady (1943- ) is a ceramist in Los Angeles, California. Mija Riedel (1958- ) is a writer and independent scholar in San Francisco, California.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript available online.
Author
Sponsor
Funding for this interview was provided by the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America.
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 4 memory cards as 11 digital sound files. Duration is 5 hr., 50 min.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Ceramicists -- California -- Los Angeles -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists -- California -- Los Angeles -- Interviews Topic 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
Archives of American Art
750 9th Street, NW
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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