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Oral history interview with Virginia Ewing, 1964 Jan. 7

Interviewee:
Ewing, Virginia
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden
Subject:
Hunter, Russell Vernon
Federal Art Project (N.M.)
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Sound recordings: 1 sound tape reel ; 7 in.
Transcript: 19 p. (on partial microfilm reel)
General Note:
Interviews of Louie H. Ewing, and Joy Yeck Fincke (1/9/64) conducted by S. Loomis are also on this tape.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Summary:
An interview of Virginia Ewing conducted by Sylvia Loomis 1964 Jan. 7 for the Archives of American Art..
Speaks of her late husband Vernon Hunter; of where he was born; of his education; of being director of Santa Fe WPA in 1935; describes several programs; art galleries; difficulty of combining artists and projects; WPA records being destroyed; and accomplishments of Work Projects Administration.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Virginia Ewing, 1964 Jan. 7. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Transcript: microfilm reel 3419 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Wife of artist Vernon Hunter, director of Federal Art Project N.M.; Santa Fe, N.M.
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
Interviews
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11691
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213447
AAA_collcode_Ewing65
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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