The coming of modernism to Chicago, 1910-1940, 1988 March

Archives of American Art , est. 1954
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Active in Washington, D.C.

Size: 6 sound cassettes

Format: Originally recorded on 6 sound cassettes. Reformated in 2010 as 10 digital wav files. Duration is 6 hrs., 54 min.

Collection Summary: Recordings of a symposium on modernism in Chicago, sponsored by the Archives of American Art. Participants include Neil Harris, Charlotte Moser, Allen Weller, Stefan Germer, Ann Lee Morgan, Susan Platt, Susan Weininger, Paul Kruty, Lloyd Engelbrecht, Avis Berman, Sue Ann Kendall and Richard (Rick) Brettell.

The end of Susan Weininger's talk and the beginning of Paul Kruty's talk are missing due to technical difficulties at the time of recording.

These sound recordings are part of the Archives' 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.

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.

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