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Oral history interview with Richard Zane Smith, 2010 August 26

Smith, Richard Zane , b. 1955
Active in Wyandotte, Okla.

Size: Transcript: 59 pages.

Format: Originally recorded on 2 memory cards. Reformated in 2010 as 4 digital sound files. Duration is 3 hr., 2 min.

Collection Summary: An interview of Richard Zane Smith conducted 2010 August 26, by Linda Sioui, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Smith's home, in Wyandotte, Oklahoma.

Biographical/Historical Note: Richard Zane Smith (1955-) is an artist and craftsman in Wyandotte, Oklahoma. Linda Sioui (1960-) is an anthropologist in Wendake, Quebec, Canada.

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.

Funding for this interview was provided by the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America.

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