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Oral history interview with Margaret Roach Wheeler, 2022 October 21-24

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Wheeler, Margaret Roach, 1943-  Search this
Clark, Laura, 1953-  Search this
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5 video files (5 hrs., 23 min), digital, mp4
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This interview is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
An interview with Margaret Roach Wheeler conducted 2022 October 21-24, by Laura Clark for the Archives of American Art, at Wheeler's home and studio in Sulphur, Oklahoma.­
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Margaret Roach Wheeler, 2022 October 21-24. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for this interview was provided by the Alice L. Walton Foundation.
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Biography Note:
Margaret Roach Wheeler (Chickasaw/Choctaw) (1943- ) is a weaver and textile artist based in Oklahoma known for her research into and revivification of pre-colonial designs and techniques.
Laura Clark (Muscogee Creek) (1953- ) is an Indigenous scholar, curator, and educator based in Houston, Texas.
Language Note:
English .
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Women textile artists  Search this
Native American artists  Search this
Chickasaw  Search this
Choctaw  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Native American  Search this
Women  Search this
Record number:
Native American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art