Parker, Thomas Cleveland,
Sound recording: 2 sound tape reels ; 7 in.
Transcript: 33 p. (on 1 microfilm reel)
Collection Summary: An interview of Thomas Cleveland Parker conducted by Harlan Phillips between 1963 Oct. 14-Oct. 23 for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical/Historical Note: Art administrator; Virginia. Director of the American Federation of Arts, 1940-1952. First director of Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Assistant national director of the Works Progress Administration's art project 1935-1940; d. Jan. 1967, at age 62.
This interview 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.