Oral history interview with Frederick J. Whiteman

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.whitem65
Creators:
Whiteman, Frederick J. (Frederick John), 1909-1997
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1965 April 21
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
24 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Frederick John Whiteman conducted by Dorothy Seckler on 1965 April 21 for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Frederick J. Whiteman (1909-1997) was a painter and art administrator in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript: 35mm microfilm reel 4211 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This interview 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 on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 8 min.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.

Keywords
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Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arts administrators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the arts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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