Oral history interview with Franklin Watkins, 1971 Aug. 18

Watkins, Franklin Chenault , b. 1894 d. 1972
Painter, Muralist, Printmaker, Illustrator
Active in Philadelphia, Pa.

Size: Sound recording: 2 sound tape reels ; 5 in.
Transcript: 57 p.

Collection Summary: An interview of Franklin Watkins conducted 1971 Aug. 18, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note: Franklin Watkins (1894-1972) was a painter from Philadelphia, Pa.

These interviews are 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.

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  • Transcript: microfilm reel 3418 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
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