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Willem Volkersz interviews, 1975-1985

Creator:
Volkersz, Willem
Subject:
Watson, Willard
Walls, Oliver Edward
Fields, Charlie
Ward, Benjamin Oscar
Woelfer, Anna
Howard, Jesse
Martin, John
Jorgensen, Hans
Gilkerson, Robert
Smith, Robert E.
Garrett, Carlton Elonzo
Pugh, Dow
Rusch, Herman
Gehrke, Emil
Woelfer, Wayne
St. EOM
Hall, Irene Gibson
McGriff, Columbus
Finster, Howard
Suddouth, Jimmy Lee
Miller, R. A.
Rolling Mountain Thunder
Smith, Mary T. (Mary Tillman),
Tolliver, Mose
Smith, Fred
Colclough, Jim
Galloway, Ed
Ligon, C. P.
Cartledge, William Ned
Black, Minnie
Hall, Dilmus
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Sound recordings: 29 sound cassettes
37 transcripts.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Transcripts of interviews conducted by Volkersz as well as conversations and recordings of Volkersz reading his notes and articles on visionary and naive artists, 1975-1985.
Interviewees include Minnie Black, William (Ned) Cartledge, Jim Colclough, Howard Finster, Paul Galloway (re his father Ed Galloway), Ed Holman (also re Ed Galloway), Carlton Elonzo Garrett, Emil Gehrke, Robert Gilkerson, Dilmus Hall, Irene Hall, Jesse Howard, Hans Jorgensen, C.P. Ligon, Eddie Owens Martin (St. EOM), John Martin, Columbus McGriff, R. A. Miller, Dow Pugh, Herman Rusch, Fred Smith, Mary T. Smith, Robert E. Smith, Jim Suddouth, Mose Tolliver, and Ruth Ellsworth (re her grandfather Oliver Edward Walls). Also included are recordings of Volkersz reading articles on Chief Rolling Mountain Thunder, Charlie ("Creek Charlie") Fields, and Anna and Wayne Woelfer, and notes on conversations with Ray Ward about his father Benjamin Oscar Ward and with Willard Watson.
Citation:
Willem Volkersz interviews, 1975-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Teacher, collector, director of School of Art, Montana State University; Bozeman, Mont.
Provenance:
Recordings donated 1986 by Volkersz, who made them primarily for his own use as a researcher, collector and teacher of folk art. They were transcribed 1989 for the Archives of American Art by Toni Reineke.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Folk artists
African American folk art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10432
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213833
AAA_collcode_volkwill
Theme:
African American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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