Smithsonian Institution - Archives of American Art
An interview of Sylvester Jerry conducted 1965 June 11, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art -- Jerry speaks of his first association with the WPA Federal Art Project (FAP), working as an FAP administrator in Detroit; working at finding locations for the artworks; the FAP's role in the development of furniture design; working with Holger Cahill; the Index of American Design; the relationship of art and architecture; administering the project; selecting artists for particular projects; and the project's effect on the community