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Oral history interview with Jesse L. Nusbaum, 1963 Dec. 12

Interviewee:
Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan), 1887-1975
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden
Subject:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Public Works of Art Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript: 21 p.
General Note:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 40 min.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Summary:
An interview of Jesse Nusbaum conducted by Sylvia Loomis on 1963 Dec. 12 for the Archives of American Art.
Nusbaum speaks of working in archaeology and architecture in New Mexico; and his involvement in the Public Works of Art Project (PWAP) as regional director for Arizona and New Mexico; selecting artists for the PWAP; problems with the PWAP; some of the work done on public buildings; and the project's impact on art and artists.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Jesse L. Nusbaum, 1963 Dec. 12. 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:
Jesse L. Nusbaum is an art administrator in Arizona and 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:
Arts administrators
Arts administrators
Federal aid to the arts
Interviews
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12005
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213691
AAA_collcode_nusbau63
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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