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Oral history interview with Charles Barrows, 1965 March 11

Interviewee:
Barrows, Charles, 1903-1988
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden
Subject:
Baumann, Gustave
Hunter, Russell Vernon
Federal Art Project (N.M.)
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Public Works of Art Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript: 15 pages
General Note:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 29 min.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Summary:
An interview of Charles Barrows conducted 1965 March 11, by Sylvia Loomis, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.
Barrows speaks of his education at the Art Students League; moving to New Mexico; working on the Public Works of Art Project, and later on the Federal Art Project; public perception of the Federal Art Project; the effects of the Project on art and artists; making prints based on Indian paintings. He recalls Gustave Baumann and Vernon Hunter.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Charles Barrows, 1965 March 11. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Transcript: microfilm reel 3418 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Charles Barrows (1903-1988) was a printmaker in New Mexico.
Provenance:
This interview 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
Interviews
Printmakers
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13320
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213264
AAA_collcode_barrow65
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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