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Barrows, Charles, 1903-1988  Search this
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Baumann, Gustave  Search this
Hunter, Russell Vernon  Search this
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
Federal Art Project (N.M.)  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Sound recordings
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
17 Pages, Transcript
General Note:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 29 min.
Access Note / Rights:
This interview is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
An interview of Charles Barrows conducted 1965 March 11, by Sylvia Loomis, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.
Barrows speaks of his education at the Art Students League; moving to New Mexico; working on the Public Works of Art Project, and later on the Federal Art Project; public perception of the Federal Art Project; the effects of the Project on art and artists; making prints based on Indian paintings. He recalls Gustave Baumann and Vernon Hunter.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Charles Barrows, 1965 March 11. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Transcript: 35mm microfilm reel 3418 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Biography Note:
Charles Barrows (1903-1988) was a printmaker in New Mexico.
Language Note:
English .
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
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Printmakers -- New Mexico -- Interviews  Search this
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art