Oral history interview with Robert John Wilbert, 1977 Aug. 9-19

Wilbert, Robert John , b. 1929
Painter, Educator
Active in Detroit, Mich.

Size: Transcript: 147 pages

Format: Originally recorded on 3 sound tape reels. Reformated in 2010 as 5 digital wav files. Duration is 5 hr., 24 min.

Collection Summary: An interview of Robert J. Wilbert conducted 1977 August 9-19, by Marsha Miro, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note: Robert John Wilbert (1929-) was an art educator at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan.

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.

Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.

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