Oral history interview with Anna Wetherill Olmsted, 1964 Oct. 22

Olmsted, Anna Wetherill , b. 1888 d. 1981
Arts administrator, Museum director
Active in Syracuse, N.Y.

Size: Transcript: 7 p.

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 1 digital wav files. Duration is 11 min.

Collection Summary: An interview of Anna Wetherill Olmsted conducted 1964 Oct. 22, by Joseph S. Trovato for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note: Anna Wetherill Olmsted (1888-1981) was a museum director of the Syracuse Museum of Fine Arts in Syracuse, N.Y.

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.

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