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Joseph E. Furey interview, 1989 April

Furey, Joseph E., 1906-
Millstein, Barbara Head
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
43 p. transcript.
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Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Interview of Joseph Furey conducted by Barbara Head Millstein. Furey speaks of his family background and education; his work as a laborer on the Golden Gate Bridge and the George Washington Bridge; his wife Lillian Flemming and their children; the evolution of his decorated apartment at 447 16th Street in Brooklyn; his materials and methods; his handmade furniture; and works of art by his nephew Walter Flemming.
Joseph E. Furey interview, 1989 April. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Location of Originals:
Original tape retained by the Brooklyn Museum.
Biography Note:
Self-taught artist (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
Donated 1989 by Barbara Head Millstein of the Brooklyn Museum.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Folk artists
Self-taught artists
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Archives of American Art

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