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Oral history interview with José and Malaquias Montoya, 1988 Feb. 28-June 2

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Interviewee:
Montoya, José, 1932-
Interviewer:
Hernandez, Eduardo
Subject:
Royal Chicano Air Force
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Sound recording, master: 7 sound cassettes (ca. 11 hrs.) analog.
Sound recording, duplicate: 7 cassettes
Transcript: 373 p.
Summary:
Interviews of brothers José and Malaquias Montoya conducted 1988 Feb. 28-June 2, by Eduardo Hernandez, for the Archives of American Art.
The Montoya's recall growing up as Mexican-Americans in a rural town in Colorado; moving to urban areas in California; their early education and development of their political awareness; and their artistic experiences, including their founding of the Royal Chicano Air Force, a group working primarily as muralists.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with José and Malaquias Montoya, 1988 Feb. 28-June 2. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding:
The digital preservation of this interview received Federal support from the Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center.
Biography Note:
José Montoya (1932-) is a Mexican-American poet and artist in Sacramento, Calif. Malaquias Montoya (1938-) is a Mexican-American artist in Oakland, Calif. He and his brother José founded Royal Chicano Air Force, a group working primarily as muralists
Provenance:
Funded through a grant from Metropolitan Life to document Chicano art.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Hispanic American artists
Interviews
Mexican American art
Mexican American artists
Mural painting and decoration
Mural painting and decoration, American
Muralists
Painters
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13570
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211798
AAA_collcode_montoy88
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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