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August 6, 1984
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- Approved For Release 2009/03/20: CIA-RDP89-00244R00070147000 FINE ARTS COMMISSION AGENDA 6 August 1984 - 1100 hours Room 7D32 Hqs. 1. Call to Order by Chairman 2. Review of June Minutes. 3. Committee Reports a. Exhibits 1. Hispanic Month (September) - 4. Old Business a. Office of Communications O erations Center--plan to cut a window wall in corridor - b. Gold leaf filling of letters and stars in Main Entrance area - c. Elevator area wallpapering - 5. New Business a. Proposal for Painting Designs on Construction Fence . 6. Next Meeting - 10 September 1984 *At __VD-e 5 /v kpe 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1. a-,*.~o 69000100" 1 CONFIDENTIAL Approved For Release 2009/03/20: CIA-RDP89-00244R000701470001-7 Approved For Release 2009/03/20: CIA-RDP89-00244R000701470001-7 MINUTES OF THE 11 JUNE 1984 MEETING OF THE FINE ARTS COMMISSION 1. The meeting was called to order at 1100 hours 7D32 Headquarters. Present were: 2. The Minutes of the 14 May 1984 meeting were approved as submitted. 3. Committee Reports a. Exhibits gave the following Exhibits Committee report: The exhibit of photographs of Japanese-American soldiers during WW II will remain up through June. July through August We will feature an exhibit entitled Presidential Images, which consists of an extensive collection of CONFIDENTIAL 1 Approved For Release 2009/03/20: CIA-RDP89-00244R000701470001-7 Approved For Release 2009/03/20: CIA-RDP89-00244R000701470001-7 These materials date from 1789 to 1981 and from President Washington to President Reagan. Several FAC members previewed these materials and believe they would make a very interesting exhibit. They are all nicely framed and displayed and the owner is enthusiastic about having them campaign materials belonging to employee exhibited. He plans to utilize all of the display cases. said that will help him with the September - Hispanic Month. Honor, from WW II to present. Each picture will be accompanied by a short biographical sketch of the person along with the reason for his receiving the Medal of Honor. The exhibit would include a total of 39 pictures. was present to discuss plans for the Spanish-American exhibit during the month of September. He advised that the exhibit will consist of pictures of Spanish Americans who have served in the military and received the Medal of Spanish Program Manager with EEO, advised he would not utilize the display cases; all he would need is the panels set up in color. Mr. present a fairly static kind of display and asked for comments from the other members. The majority agreed this was the case and in discussing it, offered some suggestions commented that the exhibit as now planned might for expanding the theme. suggested featuring Spanish-Americans honored in other fields but Mr. preferred to keep to his original theme. suggested including some background material about the Medal of Honor, and suggested he try to get some DoD materials depicting the events leading to the award of the medal. suggested he get together with Exhibits to see what ideas they ma come up with for the presentation and display. will do this, see his contacts at the Pentagon about other related pictures which might be available, and report back to October - Intelligence Fair coordinated by of the Center for the Study of Intelligence. stated he had occasion to talk with recently and learned they were in need of funds for this Fair. In view of the fact the Intelligence Fair will be an important part of the FAC program this year, he took the liberty of suggesting the FAC might be able to contribute to this project. He asked the members' comments on this and the consensus was the FAC would be willing to contribute funds. commented there has been an interest in this type of display for several years. 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 25X1 CONFIDENTIAL I Approved For Release 2009/03/20: CIA-RDP89-00244R000701470001-7 Approved For Release 2009/03/20: CIA-RDP89-00244R000701470001-7 CONFIDENTIAL November - Employee Art Show. January - American Originals Exhibit coordinated by Smithsonian exhibit catalogue. reported that she has obtained. a new b. Exterior Committee introduced whom he had invited to attend the meeting in view of their expressed interest in the work of the Exterior Committee. was also present at the meeting. who is on the New Building Planning Staff, 4. Old Business a. Republication of Booklet "Design for Living in CIA" draft of the republication of the booklet "Design for Living in CIA." He plans to put his own hand to it and when he is finished, he will send copies to each of the members and looks forward to their comments. advised that he now has a proposed b. Preservation of Negatives of Antique Maps from C/IMS concerning our request to protect the negatives of the antique wall maps. IMS is making arrangements to transfer these negatives to a special deposit in the Agency Archives and Records Center. These negatives will be retained there until the FAC decides they are of no further value. advised he had received a response c. Bluebird Sanctuary Reference was made to the request for establishment of a bluebird sanctuary on the Headquarters compound discussed at the.-May meeting, at which time it was decided that the requester be referred to the Garden Club. We have since been informed that the Garden Club is no longer in existence. advised that the employee should submit his request for this bluebird sanctuary in memorandum form, stating what he wants to do and where, and submit this memorandum to Logistics. 25X1 25X1 CONFIDENTIAL Approved For Release 2009/03/20: CIA-RDP89-00244R000701470001-7 Approved For Release 2009/03/20: CIA-RDP89-00244R000701470001-7 a. Request by Credit Union for Non-Standard Door Color reconfiguration of the Credit Union, they have submitted a request for use of a non-standard door color. There will be one double door in the center as the only entrance for the public. They have requested the door be a non-standard shade of blue. It was the concensus that this request not be approved and that they use a standard color for the door. advised that in connection with the b. New Treatment for Printing on Walls of Headquarters Lobby made a suggestion that the engraving on the Memorial Wall in the lobby be highlighted with gold leaf. He said that one of the reasons this wall is so difficult to photograph at present is that the color of the marble and the color of the cut are so similar. The gold leaf would impart a classic look and make the engraving more readable. The Commission was far more sympathetic to this request than it had been to an early suggestion that the stars and letters be painted. asked the members to look at the lobby and call him with their reactions. If a majority approve, will arrange for a formal request to the DDA through the FAC. (All who called favored the gold leaf. Ms. subsequently learned that the installation of gold leaf by the person who had designed the memorial wall would cost approximately c. Employee Suggestion re Names for Buildings, Gates and Roads within the Agency Compound The Commission discussed an employee suggestion that names be given to Agency buildings, gates, roads, etc. within the Agency compound. The members' views were somewhat mixed. There was general agreement that -there is nothing to be gained in giving parts of the building specific names--no one would use them and the necessary signs would detract from the building. There was more support for naming the roads, but some reservation about the signs which would be required to mark the drives. It was also noted that the road net is now, because of the construction of the annex, in a state of flux. After discussion, it was decided that this suggestion not be adopted at this time. CONFIDENTIAL Approved For Release 2009/03/20: CIA-RDP89-00244R000701470001-7 25X1 25X1 Approved For Release 2009/03/20: CIA-RDP89-00244R000701470001-7 CONFIDENTIAL d. Safety of New Cigarette/Paper Waste Disposal Receptacles brought to the attention of the Commission a memo from Mr. Fitzwater responding to an inquiry from an employee concerning the safety of the new cigarette/paper waste disposal receptacles recently placed in the elevator lobbies of Headquarters Building. The employee had expressed concern that these new receptacles might present a fire hazard. Mr. Fitzwater advised that these receptacles were approved by the Safety Staff. They are stainless steel mounted on non-combustible walls and contain plastic liners for trash in the lower portion. The liners are combustible but do not sustain flame. A small fire could result but would be contained in the lower portion of the receptacle. The receptacles are not considered to present a fire hazard to the employees or the building. 6. The next meeting of the FAC was to have been held on 13 August but instead will be held on Monday 6 August 1984 at 1100 hours in Room 7D32. There will not be a July meeting. 7. The meeting was adjourned at 12:30 hours. CONFIDENTIAL c Approved For Release 2009/03/20: CIA-RDP89-00244R000701470001-7