Interview with Alfred Preis

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1990
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Rossi, Joe
Kodama-Nishimoto, Michi
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The first director of the SFCA recalls his early life in Vienna, cultural influences, education, marriage, and voyage to Hawaii to escape Naziism. He recounts his work in architecture, prominent architects, internment at Sand Island during World War II, artists and an unusual art ball. He also details the bill that established the SFCA, the Western and ethnic arts programs, arts in education, the "Maybe Blue" controversy, and relationships with the SFCA commission, governmental, and political figures.
architect, planning coordinator, foundation director; Caucasian; male
Interview conducted in English.
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Arts, Buildings, Education, Europe, Politics - Hawaii
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12 hr, 23 min
129 pages
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Honolulu, Oahu
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N8842 .H3 S73 1991
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