Two stills from the Robert Nelson and William Wiley's b&w film "Plastic Haircut," 1963, of William Wiley and R.G. Davis; 12 photographs taken by Jack Fulton, 1966, during the filming of Nelson and Wiley's film "The Great Blondino" (1967), picturing Wiley, Nelson, Chuck Wiley, Lew Welch, Dan Welch, and Sandra Juste, and one still from "The Great Blondino" of Chuck Wiley.
Donated 1999 by Robert A. Nelson.
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6 Items (microcassettes and 9 sound cassettes;(partially transcribed and microfilmed on 3 partial reels))
1981 June 18- Nov. 20
Scope and Contents:
Interviews of California photographers conducted by curator Louise Katzman or Irene Borger in connection with the 1984 exhibition and catalog "California Photography: 1945 to the Present," organized by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Interviewees include John Brumfield, David Fahey, Hal Fischer, Robbert Flick, Jack Fulton, John Gutmann, Mike Mandel and Larry Sultan, Leland Rice, Todd Walker, and Don Worth. Also included is an interview with Focus Gallery owner Helen Johnston.
REELS 3197-3199: Transcripts of interviews, including: David Fahey (19 p.), Hal Fischer (30 p.), Robbert Flick (32 p.), John Gutmann (26 p.), Mike Mandel and collaborator Larry Sultan (28 p.), Todd Walker (61 p.), and Don Worth (30 p.). The photographers discuss their early involvement with photography, influences on their work; studying and teaching; working in California; the photography market; and future directions of their work.
UNMICROFILMED: An interview of Leland Rice (83 p.).
UNTRANSCRIBED: Interviews of John Brumfield, Jack Fulton, and gallery owner Helen Johnston.
Donated 1982 by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
Leland Rice interview is: ACCESS RESTRICTED; written permission required.
Fahey, Fischer, Flick, Guttman, Mandel and Sultan, Walker and Worth interviews are: transcribed and microfilmed; patrons must use microfilm copy.
Brumfield, Fulton and Johnston are: untranscribed microcassettes; use requires an appt. and is limited to AAA's Washington, D.C. office.