Oral history interview Vernon B. Smith

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.smith65
Creators:
Smith, Vernon, 1894-1969
Swift, Geoffrey
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1965 November 24
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
11 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Vernon B. Smith conducted 1965 November 24, by Geoffrey Swift, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Vernon B. Smith (1894-1969) was an arts administrator from Massachusetts. Worked for the Federal Art Project and the Public Works of Art Project.

Administration
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 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav files. Duration is 14 min.

Keywords
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Arts administrators -- Massachusetts -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
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