Oral history interview with Rexford Tugwell, 1965 January 21
Tugwell, Rexford G. (Rexford Guy), 1891-1979
Doud, Richard Keith
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
United States. Farm Security Administration. Historical Section
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Transcript: 28 pages
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 59 min.
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Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
An interview of Rexford Tugwell conducted 1965 January 21, by Richard Doud, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Rexford Tugwell, 1965 January 21. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Transcript available on line.
Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
Rexford G. Tugwell (1891-1979) was an governmental administrator and professor, as well as Governor of Puerto Rico. Tugwell was an administrator for the Resettlement Administration which later became the Farm Security Administration. Worked with Roy Stryker who oversaw the Photography Project of the FSA.
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.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001