Defenbacher, D. S. (Daniel S.), 1906-1986

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Director, Walker Art Center (1940-1951); from 1935-1939 worked for Federal Art Project, setting up over 70 community art centers; after his tenure at Walker, became director of Fort Worth Museum of Art and later president of California College of Arts and Crafts.

From the description of Papers, 1935-1951 (bulk 1940-1950). (Walker Art Center Library). WorldCat record id: 70958324

Art administrator; California.

From the description of Daniel S. Defenbacher interview, 1965 Apr. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220193040

From the description of Oral history interview with Daniel S. Defenbacher, 1965 Apr. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 312025504

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correspondedWith Abbott, Berenice, 1898-1991 person
associatedWith Constable, W. G. (William George), 1887-1976. person
correspondedWith Friedman, William M. person
correspondedWith Geske, Norman A. person
associatedWith Glassgold, Adolph, 1899- person
associatedWith Goodrich, Lloyd, 1897-1987. person
associatedWith Held, Julius S. (Julius Samuel), 1905-2002. person
correspondedWith Kaufman, Edgar, 1910- person
correspondedWith Léger, Fernand, 1881-1955 person
correspondedWith Marceau, Henri, 1896-1969 person
associatedWith McChesney, Mary Fuller person
associatedWith New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project. corporateBody
associatedWith New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project. corporateBody
correspondedWith Reiss, Hilde person
correspondedWith Rich, Daniel Catton, 1904- person
associatedWith Walker Art Center. corporateBody
associatedWith Walker Art Center. Office of the Director. corporateBody
correspondedWith Walker, Hudson D. (Hudson Dean), 1907-1976 person
associatedWith Walker, T. B. (Thomas Barlow), 1840-1928 person
correspondedWith Weber, Max, 1881-1961 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Minnesota--Minneapolis
California
Egypt
California
China
Subject
Federal aid to the arts
Art, Modern--20th century
Art museums
Design
Arts
Architecture
Jewelry
Jade art objects
Jewelry, Ancient
Art--Exhibitions
Arts administrators--Interviews
Occupation
Art dealers
Museum curators
Artists
Art museum directors--Minnesota--Minneapolis
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Birth 1906-05-22

Death 1986

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Americans

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