Oral history interview with Henry Strater
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.strate71
Creators:
Strater, Henry, 1896-
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1971 October 8
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Sound tape reel
Sound recording
5 in.
23 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Henry Strater conducted 1971 October 8, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Strater reminisces about his early life in Kentucky and his studies. He recalls newspaper experience, travel, and service with the American Red Cross in World War I and the Navy in World War II. He describes the Academie Julien and the Art Students League, as well as the Ogunquit Summer ArtSchool. Strater speaks about his own work, and the exhibitions and galleries that have marked his career. Strater also recalls Ernest Hemingway, Scott Fitzgerald, Ezra Pound, Kuniyoshi, and others.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Henry Strater (1896-1987) was a painter from Ogunquit, Maine.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Author
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 others.

General
General
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 9 min.

Digital Content

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Washington, D.C. 20001
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