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Interview with Paul Vanderbilt reel 3, 196-?

Vanderbilt, Paul, 1905-1992


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Title: Interview with Paul Vanderbilt reel 3

Date: 196-?

Physical Details: 1 sound tape reel ; 1 hr., 4 min., 11 sec.

Description: The third of twenty-four tapes of an interview Paul Vanderbilt.

Interviewer is an unidentified woman, possibly a university student based on handwritten notes accompanying the collection.

Approximate date based on life events described.

Topics of discussion include Vanderbilt's work with editors and other people in the art world, photography, and his relationship with Roy Stryker.

Identification on label on reel box (typewritten): Reel 3. Side 1: Farm Security Administration - continued. Expansion and general plan. Principles. Pare Lorenz' films. Quantity and thoroughness. Lewis Hine. Security and management. Operations. Original connections with Stryker. Beaumont Newhall. Edwin Rosskam; Side 2: Problems of organization. Rejection of pre-arrangements. Steighen's Navy Project. Wartime chan in Washington. Office of War Inform. Start of organization as U.S. History project. Outline of classification.

Creator: Vanderbilt, Paul, 1905-1992

Forms part of: Paul Vanderbilt papers, 1854-1992, bulk 1945-1992

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: Paul Vanderbilt. Interview with Paul Vanderbilt reel 3, 196-?. Paul Vanderbilt papers, 1854-1992. 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: 16896