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Douglas Crimp Oral History Interview Conducted by Alex Fialho for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 2017

ALEX FIALHO:  This is Alex Fialho interviewing Douglas Crimp, January 3, 2017 at Douglas' home in New York City, NY for the Smithsonian Archives of American Art.

So, let's start at the beginning. Where and when were you born?

DOUGLAS CRIMP:  I was born in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, August 19, 1944.

ALEX FIALHO:  And just tell me a little bit about your family growing up in Idaho.

Ron Athey Oral History Interview Conducted by Alex Fialho for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 2016

ALEX FIALHO:  This is Alex Fialho interviewing Ron Athey at Ron Athey's home in Los Angeles, CA, on June 17, 2016 for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, card number one.

Let's just start at the beginning; when and where were you born, and just talk a little bit about that childhood and background. You can dive in with some specifics.

Barbara Bloom Oral History Interview Conducted by James McElhinney for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 2012

JAMES MCELHINNEY:  Okay, we'll begin. Put this a little closer to you. This is James McElhinney speaking to Barbara Bloom at her home and studio in lower Manhattan on Thursday the—what's the day, the?

BARBARA BLOOM:  18th.

JAMES MCELHINNEY:  18th of October, 2012. Good morning.

BARBARA BLOOM:  Good morning.

JAMES MCELHINNEY:  You're from California?

BARBARA BLOOM:  I am.

JAMES MCELHINNEY:  Where?

BARBARA BLOOM:  Los Angeles. West Los Angeles.

JAMES MCELHINNEY:  West Los Angeles?

James Penney Oral History Interview Conducted by Robert F. Brown for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1981

JAMES PENNEY:  —Best shift or so—[Audio break.]

ROBERT BROWN:  This is an interview with James Penney in Clinton, New York, Robert Brown, the interviewer, and this is August 21, 1981. [Audio break.] Well you were born in uh, St. Joseph, Missouri, in 1910. Were you raised there, too?

JAMES PENNEY:  Yes, I was brought up and went through grade school and through the first two years of high school and then we moved to Lawrence, Kansas.

ROBERT BROWN:  What was your father, a businessman, or—

Thomas Adrian Fransioli Oral History Interview Conducted by Robert F. Brown for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1981

THOMAS ADRIAN FRANSIOLI:  Hello, all right. Twenty-first of April, we should say.

ROBERT BROWN:  1981.

THOMAS ADRIAN FRANSIOLI:  Yeah.

ROBERT BROWN:  Interview with Thomas Fransioli in Wenham, Massachusetts and Robert Brown, the interviewer. You were born in—

THOMAS ADRIAN FRANSIOLI:  Seattle.

ROBERT BROWN:  —Seattle, Washington, 1906.

THOMAS ADRIAN FRANSIOLI:  Seattle, Washington, September 15, 1906. And—

ROBERT BROWN:  Were your family from there or they've [inaudible.]

Jason Berger Oral History Conducted by Robert F. Brown for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1979

ROBERT F. BROWN:  I'm concerned.

JASON BERGER:  I'm not full of brandy.

ROBERT F. BROWN:  Yes, so this—

JASON BERGER:  How far? [Audio break.]

ROBERT F. BROWN:  Say something.

JASON BERGER:  Uh, that might reverberate. [Audio break.]

ROBERT F. BROWN:  This is an interview with Jason Berger in Brookline, MA, on January 12, 1979. I'd like to begin by, uh, asking you about some of your early years. You were born in Malden, MA, in 1924.

JASON BERGER:  That's correct.

Marianna Pineda Oral History Interview Conducted by Robert F. Brown for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1977

This is Side A.

MARIANNA PINEDA:  It'd be really good for you to do that, just on your own, aside from—

[Audio break.]

ROBERT BROWN:  Uh, it goes away. This is, uh, May 26, 1977. Interviewing Marianna Pineda in Brookline, Massachusetts. I'd like to, uh, have you begin—if you talk a bit about your, uh, childhood, where you grew up, uh, your parents, your family, your—what you did then. [Laughs.] And perhaps we can lead from there into, uh, how you got into your career in the arts.

MARIANNA PINEDA:  Okay. Uh—

ROBERT BROWN:  Take our time about it.

Elayne Hanley Varian Oral History Interview Conducted by Paul Cummings for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1975

PAUL CUMMINGS:  —acoustics on here. It's May 2, 1975. Paul Cummings talking to Elayne Varian, Finch College. Why don't we start at the beginning? You were born in San Francisco, right?

ELAYNE VARIAN:  Yes.

PAUL CUMMINGS:  And did you go to school there?

ELAYNE VARIAN:  No.

PAUL CUMMINGS:  Was that—you didn't stay there.

ELAYNE VARIAN:  Well, yes. I-I did go to—

PAUL CUMMINGS:  School.

ELAYNE VARIAN:  —kindergarten. It was some kind of very progressive school where it kept me from learning how to spell properly.

Sue Fuller Oral History Interview Conducted by Paul Cummings for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1975

PAUL CUMMINGS:  —[inaudible]—background.  Let me see, it’s April 24, 1975. Paul Cummings talking to Sue Fuller in her apartment on 63rd Street in New York City.  Uh, you were born in Pittsburgh, correct?  Um, now, what—did you grow up there?  Did you have brothers and sisters, or could you give me some kind of family background a bit?

SUE FULLER:  Yeah, all right.

PAUL CUMMINGS:  Uh, what, what schools did you go to, then?  Start with the, with the schools in Pittsburgh.

George D. Yater Oral History Interview Conducted by Robert F. Brown for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1974

ROBERT F. BROWN:  This is July 18, 1974. Interview with George Yater in Truro, Massachusetts, Robert Brown the interviewer. And perhaps you could begin, saying something about your youth, your childhood, and any strong influences you had then, any ambitions to do certain things.

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