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Oral history interview with Biagio Melarango, 1965 Nov. 8

Oral history interview with Biagio Melarango, 1965 Nov. 8

Melarango, Biagio

Arts administrator

Collection Information

Size: 3 sound files (53 min.) digital, wav

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 53 min.

Summary: An interview of Biagio Melarango conducted 1965 Nov. 8, by Geoffrey Swift, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Biagio Melarango was the Rhode Island state director, for the Federal Art Project.

Provenance

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.

Use requires an appointment.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Biagio Melarango, 1965 Nov. 8. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.