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Interview about Bob Thompson with Sam Gilliam

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Gilliam, Sam, 1933-2022  Search this
Wilson, Judith  Search this
Thompson, Bob (Robert Louis)  Search this
Sound Recording
1986 November 10
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No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
2 sound cassettes ; 1 hr., 27 min., 57 sec.
Recording stops and starts and has background noise. Tape 02, Side 02 is blank. Sam Gilliam, interviewed by Judith Wilson, discusses his experiences with Bob Thompson. Discussion topics are wide-ranging and include Gilliam's education, studying at University of Louisville, events arranged by artists' community in Louisville, KY, and Thompson's personality, artwork and political views and awareness. People mentioned include Robert Douglas, Robert Carter, Edward Cann, Mozel Brown, Fred Vaughn, William H. Johnson, Jan Müller, Leo Zimmerman, Martha Jackson.
Sam Gilliam and Judith Wilson. Interview about Bob Thompson with Sam Gilliam, 1986 November 10. 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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