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Oral history interview with Sam and Charlotte Rothstein Ross

Interviewee:
Ross, Sam, 1912-1998  Search this
Ross, Charlotte  Search this
Interviewer:
McGlynn, Betty Hoag  Search this
Names:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
34 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1965 May 10
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Sam and Charlotte Rothstein Ross conducted 1965 May 10, by Betty Hoag, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.
Tape 1 and part of tape 2 is an interview with Charlotte Bergman Rothstein Ross; tape 2 and part of tape 3 is an interview with Sam Ross; tape 3 is a joint interview.
Biographical / Historical:
Sam Ross (1912- ) is a writer, Charlotte Bergman Rothstein Ross (1912- ) is a painter; they live in California.
General:
Originally recorded on 3 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 46 min.
Provenance:
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.
Restrictions:
Use requires an appointment.
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Authors -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.ross65
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw91181467d-6438-4820-b188-5f673a8029ec
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-ross65
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Charis Wilson, 1982 March 24

Interviewee:
Wilson, Charis, 1914-2009  Search this
Interviewer:
Luebbermann, Mimi  Search this
Subject:
Weston, Edward  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Authors -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Photography  Search this
Theme:
Photography  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12707
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213196
AAA_collcode_wilson82
Theme:
Photography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213196
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Sam and Charlotte Rothstein Ross, 1965 May 10

Interviewee:
Ross, Sam, 1912-1998  Search this
Interviewer:
McGlynn, Betty Lochrie Hoag, 1914-2002  Search this
Subject:
Ross, Charlotte  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Authors -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12504
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213762
AAA_collcode_ross65
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213762

Oral history interview with Cheech Marin, 2017 October 16-17

Interviewee:
Marin, Cheech, 1946-  Search this
Interviewer:
Franco, Josh T., 1985-  Search this
Subject:
Art Collectors: A Project in Partnership with the Center for the History of Collecting in America at The Frick Collection  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Actors -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Authors -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Motion picture producers and directors -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17519
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)391020
AAA_collcode_marin17
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_391020

Oral history interview with Frode Nielsen Dann, 1965 June 11

Interviewee:
Dann, Frode Nielsen, 1892-1984  Search this
Interviewer:
McGlynn, Betty Lochrie Hoag, 1914-2002  Search this
Subject:
Dann, Katharine Skeele  Search this
Durston, Arthur  Search this
Hansen, Ejnar  Search this
Wiboltt, Jack  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Authors -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12452
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213397
AAA_collcode_dann65
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213397
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Charis Wilson

Interviewee:
Wilson, Charis, 1914-2009  Search this
Interviewer:
Luebbermann, Mimi  Search this
Names:
Weston, Edward, 1886-1958  Search this
Extent:
30 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1982 March 24
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Charis Wilson conducted by Mimi Luebermann for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical / Historical:
Charis Wilson (1914-2009) was a writer from Aptos, California. Married to photographer Edward Weston.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 1 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives' 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 others.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Authors -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Photography  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.wilson82
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9b93046d8-9905-4e68-91cc-41c1bffdcc0d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-wilson82
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Frode Nielsen Dann

Interviewee:
Dann, Frode Nielsen, 1892-1984  Search this
Interviewer:
McGlynn, Betty Hoag  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Dann, Katharine Skeele  Search this
Durston, Arthur  Search this
Hansen, Ejnar, 1884-1965  Search this
Wiboltt, Jack, 1894-1952  Search this
Extent:
22 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1965 June 11
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Frode N. Dann conducted 1965 June 11, by Betty Hoag, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.
Biographical / Historical:
Frode Nielsen Dann (1892-1984) was a painter and writer from Pasadena, California.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 48 min.
Provenance:
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.
Restrictions:
This interview is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Authors -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.dann65
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw97b00462c-ab87-4dad-8c99-8cfcb46373a0
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-dann65
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Cheech Marin

Interviewee:
Marin, Cheech  Search this
Interviewer:
Franco, Josh T., 1985-  Search this
Names:
Art Collectors: A Project in Partnership with the Center for the History of Collecting in America at The Frick Collection  Search this
Extent:
7 Items (sound files (3 hr., 27 min.) Audio, digital, wav)
141 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2017 October 16-17
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Cheech Marin conducted 2017 October 17-18, by Josh T. Franco, for the Archives of American Art and the Center for the History of Collecting in America at the Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection, at Marin's home, in Pacific Palisades, California.
Mr. Marin discusses growing up as a young Chicano in South Central Los Angeles and Granada Hills, California, and his early exposure to the liturgical art of the Catholic Church; his family's use of altars in their homes; his cousins and their independent studies as schoolchildren and his particular focus on art history and classical music; the discouragement by a teacher at at young age to pursue doing art work himself; his early collections of sports memorabilia and ephemera; his wife Natasha Rubin, the pianist, and his former wife Patti Heid, the painter, and his children; his initial interests in Chicano art and the beginnings of his art collecting in this field; the concept of rasquache, especially how it applies to Chicano art; the paintings of Carlos Almaraz; his time working with clay and pottery in college, and as an assistant to the ceramist Ed Drahanchuk. Mr. Marin also describes the work being done to create The Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art, Culture and Industry in Riverside, California; the importance of the early centers around the country for Chicano art, including Corpus Christi and San Antonio, Texas; his work in film and television; his comedy partner Tommy Chong's interest in New Guinea art; his lecture tours about Chicano art; his assistant Melissa Richardson Banks; the organization of the touring exhibition Chicano Visions [2001-2007]; the potential of Riverside, California as a new mecca for art; the club scene in Hollywood, California in the '70s; his time living in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania and his exposure to the equestrian world; and the salons he and his wife Natasha have conducted in their home as a way to create interaction between Chicano artists and classical musicians. Mr. Marin also recalls Vincent Valdez; Steve Martin; Paul Thiebaud; George Yepes; Robert Berman; Alice Walton; Adán Hernández; Sonya Fe, as well as Stacy King; Belkis Ayón; John Russo; and Luis and Daniel Valdez, among others.
Biographical / Historical:
Cheech Marin (1946- ) is an actor, writer, director, and art collector in Pacific Palisades, California. Josh T. Franco (1985- ) is the National Collector, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
Provenance:
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.
Restrictions:
This interview is access restricted; written permission is required. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Actors -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Authors -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Motion picture producers and directors -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.marin17
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw95f328453-5739-4f4b-a273-eed1e2a5d0d0
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-marin17

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