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Oral history interview with Patrocino Barela, 1964 July 2

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Interviewee:
Barela, Patrociño, 1902-1964
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden
Subject:
Federal Art Project (N.M.)
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
New Mexico
Physical Description:
Transcript: 12 pages
General Note:
Originally recorded 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 26 min. Interviews of Andrew Dasburg and Chuzo Tamotzu conducted by S. Loomis are also on this tape.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Summary:
An interview of Patrocino Barela conducted 1964 July 2, by Sylvia Loomis for the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project.
Barela speaks of his family background; his childhood; the development of his carving; his involvement with the Federal Art Project; religious themes in his work; and his sculpture techniques.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Patrocino Barela, 1964 July 2. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Patrocino Barela (1902-1964) was a wood carver from Taos, New Mexico.
Provenance:
Conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts
Hispanic American artists
Interviews
Sound recordings
Wood-carvers
Wood-carving
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5438
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213263
AAA_collcode_barela64
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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