Oral history interview with Alice Rooney, 2011 Aug. 5-12

Rooney, Alice , b. 1926
Arts administrator
Active in Seattle, Wash.

Size: Sound recording, master: 9 sound files (2 hr., 42 min.) digital, wav
Transcript: 71 p.

Collection Summary: An interview of Alice Rooney conducted 2011 Aug. 5 and 12, by Lloyd E. Herman, for the Archives of American Art, at Rooney's home, in Seattle, Wash.

Biographical/Historical Note: Alice Rooney (1926- ) is a retired arts administrator in Seattle, Wash. Lloyd E. Herman (1936- ) is director emeritus of the Smithsonian Renwick Gallery, Washington, D.C.

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 administrators.

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