Size: Sound recording: 1 sound tape reel ; 7 in.
Transcript: 11 p.
Format: An unrelated interview of Charlotte Partridge (6/12/65) conducted by H. Phillips is also on this tape. An unrelated interview of Leonard Thiessen (6/10/65) conducted by H. Phillips is also on this tape.
Summary: An interview of Sylvester Jerry conducted 1965 June 11, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art. Jerry speaks of his first association with the WPA Federal Art Project (FAP), working as an FAP administrator in Detroit; working at finding locations for the artworks; the FAP's role in the development of furniture design; working with Holger Cahill; the Index of American Design; the relationship of art and architecture; administering the project; selecting artists for particular projects; and the project's effect on the community.