Oral history interview with Wilbur D. Peat, 1964 June 25

Peat, Wilbur David , b. 1898 d. 1966
Museum director, Author
Active in Indianapolis, Ind.

Size: Transcript: 17 p.

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 29 min.

Collection Summary: An interview of Wilbur D. Peat conducted 1964 June 25, by Richard Doud for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note: Wilbur D. Peat (1898-1966) was an administrator, Public Works of Art Project in Indiana.

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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