Oral Histories

Interview of Vera Schultz

Member of the Marin County Board of Supervisors in San Rafael, California, and advocate for the building of Frank Lloyd Wrights’ Marin County Civic Center.
Subtitle:
Vera Schultz
Series:
Frank Lloyd Wright Oral History Program -Design Heritage Project
Topic:
Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Design
Interviewer:
Valentine, Maggie
Interviewee:
Schultz, Vera
Persons Present:
Schultz and Valentine.
Place Conducted:
Schultz's home in Mill Valley, California.
Supporting Documents:
Records relating to the interview are located in the office of the UCLA Library's Center for Oral History.
Interviewer Background and Preparation:
The interview was conducted by Maggie Valentine, Assistant Professor, School of Architecture, University of Texas at San Antonio; B.A., American History, California State University, Northridge; Ph.D., School of Architecture and Urban Planning, UCLA. Valentine prepared for the interview by Valentine reviewing materials on Broadacre City and the construction and analysis of the Marin County Civic Center. She consulted the collection of materials on local politics and the history of the building process in the Marin County Library's special collections, Schultz's personal collection, newspaper accounts, public minutes, and previous interviews with various civic center participants.
Processing of Interview:
Rebecca Stone, editorial assistant, edited the interview. She checked the verbatim transcript of the interview against the original tape recordings, edited for punctuation, paragraphing, and spelling, and verified proper names. Words and phrases inserted by the editor have been bracketed. Schultz, with the assistance of a reader, reviewed the draft transcript. She verified proper names and made minor corrections and additions. Betsy A. Ryan, editor, prepared the table of contents. Stone compiled the biographical summary, interview history, and index.
Length:
8.85 hrs.
Language:
English
Copyright:
Regents of the University of California, UCLA Library.
Series Statement:
This project is a cooperative, interdisciplinary, inter-institutional effort by the Oral History Program, State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, and Frank Lloyd Wright Archives, and is intended to preserve the recollections of selected former associates of Frank Lloyd Wright from 1932 to 1959. It is funded in part by a grant from the Design Arts Program of the National Endowment for the Arts.