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Interviews with Lincoln J. Ragsdale, Helen Singleton, Celestine Cook and Arthur Ashe

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Singleton, Helen, 1932-  Search this
Wilson, Judith  Search this
Ashe, Arthur  Search this
Cook, Celestine Strode  Search this
Ragsdale, Lincoln J.  Search this
Sound Recording
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1 sound cassette ; 1 hr., 3 min., 29 sec.
Recording stops and starts. Interviews are done over the phone and have loud hum, buzz and low sound level. Portions of discussion are difficult to understand. Discussion topics center on educating the general public about art, supporting African American artists, and collectors interested in African American artists. Recordings: Side 01 00:00:00-00:16:56 Judith Wilson interviews Lincoln Ragsdale. Geographic area discussed is Arizona and Phoenix, AZ. Side 01 00:16:57-00:31:40 and Side 02 00:00:00-00:13:00 Judith Wilson interviews Helen Singleton. Geographic area discussed is California and Los Angeles, and Brockman Gallery Productions in Los Angeles, CA. Side 02 00:13:02-00:20:24 Judith Wilson interviews Celestine Cook. Georgraphic areas discussed include Texas and New Orleans, LA. Side 02 00:25:25-00:31:42 Judith Wilson interviews Arthur Ashe. Discussion topic is Ashe's private art collection. Numerous people are mentioned, including J. Eugene Grigsby, Roosevelt "Rip" Woods, Sidney Pointier, John Biggers, Jacob Lawrence, Milton Sherill, Romare Bearden, Henry O. Tanner.
Helen Singleton and Judith Wilson. Interviews with Lincoln J. Ragsdale, Helen Singleton, Celestine Cook and Arthur Ashe, 1979. Judith Wilson papers, 1966-2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
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