Oral history interview with Heinz Warneke
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.warnek82
Creators:
Warneke, Heinz (Heinrich), 1895-1983
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1982 November 8
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
22 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Heinz Warneke conducted 1982 November 8, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Warneke speaks of his childhood and education near Bremen, Germany; his early work in Europe for the German war monuments commission; his immigration to the United States; his career in St. Louis, Missouri and Washington, D.C.; his involvement with sculpture for federal buildings in the 1930s; his later work.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Heinz (Heinrich) Warneke (1895-1982) was a sculptor from East Haddam, Connecticut.

Administration
Sponsor
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 others.

General
General
Originally recorded on 1 sound cassette. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 51 min.

Digital Content

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art and state Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculpture -- Washington (D.C.) Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculpture -- Missouri -- Saint Louis Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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