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Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan), 1887-1975  Search this
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Sound recordings
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
21 Pages, Transcript
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.
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.
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: 35mm 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.
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
Arts administrators -- Arizona -- Interviews  Search this
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art