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Oral history interview with Walter Midener, 1974 July 10-17

Oral history interview with Walter Midener, 1974 July 10-17

Midener, Walter, 1912-1998

Art teacher, Sculptor, Arts administrator

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 46 p.

Format: Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformated in 2010 as 5 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hrs., 57 min.

Summary: An interview of Walter Midener conducted 1974 July 10-17, by Dennis Barrie, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

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

Provenance

These interviews are part of the Archives' 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.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Walter Midener, 1974 July 10-17. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.