Summary of oral history interview with Henry Morgenthau, 1964 November 9

Morgenthau, Henry , b. 1891 d. 1967
Active in Washington, D.C.; New York, N.Y.

Size: Transcript: 7 pages

Format: No tape exists; Morgenthau did not wish to be recorded. Summary is from notes taken by the interviewers.

Collection Summary: A summary of an interview of Henry Morgenthau conducted 1964 November 9, by Erica and Lewis Rubenstein, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note: Henry Morgenthau (1891-1967) was a cabinet member in Roosevelt's administration in Washington, D.C.

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.

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