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Oral history interview with Mitchell Siporin, 1965 November 11

Siporin, Mitchell, 1910-1976

Photographer, Painter, Printmaker, Educator, Illustrator


Collection Information

Size: 47 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 35 min.

Summary: An interview of Mitchell Siporin conducted 1965 November 11, by Geoffrey Swift, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.

Biographical/Historical Note

Mitchell Siporin (1910-1976) was a painter and educator in Newton, Massachusetts.


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.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Mitchell Siporin, 1965 November 11. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.