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Oral history interview with Walter Midener, 1981 Aug. 3

Oral history interview with Walter Midener, 1981 Aug. 3

Midener, Walter, 1912-1998

Art teacher, Sculptor, Arts administrator

Collection Information

Size: 1 wav file (42 min.): digital

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 42 min.

Summary: An interview of Walter Midener conducted 1981 Aug. 3, by Dennis Barrie, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Walter Midener (1912-1998) was a sculptor from Detroit, Mich.

Provenance

This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.

Funding

Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.

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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Walter Midener, 1981 Aug. 3. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.