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Document Details


Title: James Hammond
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Art Institute of Chicago. Ryerson and Burnham Libraries
Collection: Chicago Architects Oral History Project
Description: Hammond speaks about his family background; his education; Century of Progress International Exposition, 1933-34; the Saarinens; SOM; Mies and the Illinois Institute of Technology; World War II; prefabricated housing; working with Harry Weese at the University of Maryland; partnership; Episcopal Church Center; successful projects.
Extent: 55 pages
URL: http://www.artic.edu/aic/libraries/caohp/hammond.pdf
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1983 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Hammond, James Wright, 1918-1986
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1918
Speaker place of birth: Montclair, NJ; New Jersey; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Architect
Age at speaking: 65
Document location: Glencoe, IL
Document date: 23-Sep-1983
Interviewer: Blum, Betty J.
Locations discussed: Chicago, IL; Illinois; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Architects; Architectural design; Architecture; Architecture--Study and teaching; Chicago, IL; Education; Family--History; Housing; Illinois; North America; Oral history; United States
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0025536-27397