Oral history interview with Richard Eugene Fuller, 1965 June 9

Fuller, Richard E. (Richard Eugene) , b. 1897 d. 1976
Museum director, Geologist
Active in Seattle, Wash.

Size: Sound recordings: 1 sound tape reel ; 5 in.
Transcript: 5 p.

Collection Summary: An interview of Richard Fuller conducted 1965 June 9, by Dorothy Bestor, for the Archives of American Art. Fuller speaks of the Seattle Art Museum and its relationship with the Federal Art Project. He also discusses his opinions of federal support for the arts.

Biographical/Historical Note: Richard Eugene Fuller (1897-1976) was the museum director for the Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Wash.

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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