Title: American Federation of Arts annual convention (42nd : 1951 : Philadelphia, Pa.)
Date: 1951 June 1-2
Physical Details: 12 sound tape reels : analog ; 7 in. ; 6 hr., 1 min., 44 sec.
Description: Title taken from accompanying program.
The theme of the conference was "America's cultural responsiblities in the world today." Speakers include Henry R. Hope, Mrs. Chakaravarti (reel 1), Hans Konrad Roethel (reel 2), Rafael Heliodoro Valle (reel 3), Fiske Kimball, Budd Schulberg (reel 4), Harry F. West (reel 5), Charles Coiner, Ben Shahn (reel 6), P.R. Adams, Antonio A. Micocci (reel 8), Eloise Spaeth (reel 9), Alcen Amaroso Lima (reel 10), William G. Constable (reel 11), and Lloyd Goodrich (reel 12).
Reel 7 contains a discussion among the first four speakers.
Several reels end with unrelated material from classical music radio broadcasts, indicating the tapes were recycled to make these recordings.
Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined
Citation: American Federation of Arts annual convention (42nd : 1951 : Philadelphia, Pa.), 1951 June 1-2. American Federation of Arts records, 1895-1993, bulk 1909-1969. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Availability: This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.
Digital ID: 12906