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Oral history interview with Lowell Houser, 1964 July 31

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Interviewee:
Houser, Lowell, 1902-1971
Interviewer:
McGlynn, Betty Lochrie Hoag, 1914-2002
Subject:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
California
Physical Description:
Sound recording: 1 sound tape reel ; 5 in.
Transcript: 7 p.
General Note:
An interview of Belle Baranceanu and Hilda Preibisius conducted by B. Hoag is also on this tape.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Summary:
An interview of Lowell Houser conducted by Betty Hoag, on 1964 July 31, for the Archives of American Art.
Interview conducted in San Diego, Calif. Houser speaks of his background; his art education; the influence of the Mexican muralists on his art; his involvement with the Federal Art Project working on murals at Iowa State College, a post office in Ames, Iowa, and other places; and his choices of subject matter for murals.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Lowell Houser, 1964 July 31. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Transcript available on line at http://www.aaa.si.edu/collections/oralhistories/transcripts/houser64.htm
Biography Note:
Painter, mural painter; Des Moines, Iowa; d. 1971.
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
Mural painting and decoration
Muralists
Painters
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13061
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213575
AAA_collcode_houser64
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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