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Oral history interview with Charles Barrows

Interviewee:
Barrows, Charles, 1903-1988  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
Federal Art Project (N.M.)  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
Baumann, Gustave, 1881-1971  Search this
Hunter, Russell Vernon, 1900-1955  Search this
Extent:
17 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1965 March 11
Scope and Contents:
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.
Biographical / Historical:
Charles Barrows (1903-1988) was a printmaker in New Mexico.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 29 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
Printmakers -- New Mexico -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.barrow65
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-barrow65
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Virginia Ewing

Interviewee:
Ewing, Virginia  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
Federal Art Project (N.M.)  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Hunter, Russell Vernon, 1900-1955  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound tape reel (Sound recordings, 7 in.)
19 Pages (Transcript: (on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound tape reels
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1964 Jan. 7
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Virginia Ewing conducted by Sylvia Loomis 1964 Jan. 7 for the Archives of American Art..
Speaks of her late husband Vernon Hunter; of where he was born; of his education; of being director of Santa Fe WPA in 1935; describes several programs; art galleries; difficulty of combining artists and projects; WPA records being destroyed; and accomplishments of Work Projects Administration.
Biographical / Historical:
Wife of artist Vernon Hunter, director of Federal Art Project N.M.; Santa Fe, N.M.
General:
Interviews of Louie H. Ewing, and Joy Yeck Fincke (1/9/64) conducted by S. Loomis are also on this tape.
Provenance:
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:
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.ewing65
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-ewing65
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Joy Yeck Fincke

Interviewee:
Fincke, Joy Yeck  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
Federal Art Project (N.M.)  Search this
Index of American Design  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Barela, Patrociño, -1964  Search this
Hunter, Russell Vernon, 1900-1955  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound tape reel (Sound recordings, 5 in.)
22 Pages (Transcript: (on one microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound tape reels
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1964 Jan. 9
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Joy Yeck Finke conducted by Sylvia Loomis on 1964 Jan. 9 for the Archives of American Art.
Fincke speaks of her background in Washington state and Oregon; going to work for the Federal Emergency Releif Administration (later the Works Progress Administration); meeting Vernon Hunter and becoming his secretary; how artists were selected for the project and how work was assigned; the work that was done by the Index of American Design in the Southwest; how Vernon Hunter supervised the project; art centers that were run by the project; community and public perception of the project; and the project's effect on artists' careers; She recalls Patrocino Barela.
Biographical / Historical:
Secretary to director of Index of American Design; Albuquerque, N.M. Index of American Design director in New Mexico was Vernon Hunter.
General:
Interviews of Louie H. and Virginia Ewing conducted by S. Loomis are also on this tape.
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:
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Arts administrators -- New Mexico -- Albuquerque  Search this
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.fincke64
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-fincke64

Russell Vernon Hunter papers

Creator:
Hunter, Russell Vernon, 1900-1955  Search this
Names:
Federal Art Project (N.M.)  Search this
Blumenschein, Ernest Leonard, 1874-1960  Search this
Dehn, Adolf, 1895-1968  Search this
Mozley, Loren, 1905-  Search this
Mozley, Loren, 1905-  Search this
O'Keeffe, Georgia , 1887-1986  Search this
O'Keeffe, Georgia , 1887-1986  Search this
Extent:
420 Items ((on 4 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Place:
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945 -- New Mexico
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945 -- New Mexico
Date:
1923-1979
Scope and Contents:
Biographical data; correspondence; sketches; exhibition materials; photographs; clippings; and press releases.
Reels 3028-3030: Biographical data; correspondence with Ernest Blumenschein, Adolf Dehn, Loren Mozley, Georgia O'Keeffe and others; a transcript of an interview with Hunter's widow, Virginia Hunter Ewing, Janaury 7, 1964, regarding Hunter's tenure as State Director for the Federal Art Program of WPA in New Mexico; illustrated typescripts of Hunter's manuscripts; price lists and appraisals of his work; 4 undated sketchbooks of figure studies; annotated drawings of furniture, interior designs and mural studies; a scrapbook, 1925-1960, of newspaper clippings and other printed material; exhibition catalogs; magazine clippings; photos of Hunter, his paintings and murals, and his interior design for the Officer's Club, Army Air Base, Clovis, New Mexico.
Reel NDA 1: Press clippings and a memorial bulletin from the Roswell Museum in New Mexico where he was an administrator.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, administrator and designer; Sante Fe, New Mexico. State director of the Federal Art Project of the Work Projects Administration, a federally aided project to provide employment to artists during the Depression.
Provenance:
The lender, Mrs. Ewing, is the widow of Hunter. Material on reel NDA 1 lent by Mrs. Ewing.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Arts administrators -- New Mexico  Search this
Designers -- New Mexico  Search this
Painters -- New Mexico  Search this
Topic:
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- New Mexico  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- New Mexico  Search this
Art and state -- New Mexico  Search this
Federal aid to the public welfare -- New Mexico  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.huntruss
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-huntruss

Russell Vernon Hunter papers, 1923-1979

Creator:
Hunter, Russell Vernon, 1900-1955  Search this
Hunter, Russell Vernon, 1900-1955  Search this
Subject:
Mozley, Loren  Search this
O'Keeffe, Georgia  Search this
Blumenschein, Ernest Leonard  Search this
Dehn, Adolf  Search this
Mozley, Loren  Search this
O'Keeffe, Georgia  Search this
Federal Art Project (N.M.)  Search this
Place:
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945 -- New Mexico
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945 -- New Mexico
Topic:
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- New Mexico  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- New Mexico  Search this
Art and state -- New Mexico  Search this
Federal aid to the public welfare -- New Mexico  Search this
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
Architecture & Design  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7822
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209989
AAA_collcode_huntruss
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Architecture & Design
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209989

Russell Vernon Hunter: artist file, [photographs]

Artist:
Hunter, Russell Vernon 1900-1955  Search this
Physical description:
1 folder
Type:
Photograph
Artist files
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Image number:
VFM VF001490
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Photograph Archives, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_139989

The Last Frontier, (painting)

Painter:
Hunter, Russell Vernon 1900-1955  Search this
Culture:
Indian  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Paintings-Mural
Owner/Location:
De Baca County Courthouse Fort Sumner New Mexico
Topic:
History--United States--New Mexico  Search this
History--United States--Westward Expansion  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Landscape--New Mexico--Fort Sumner  Search this
Ceremony--Indian  Search this
Architecture exterior--Domestic--House  Search this
Architecture exterior--Military--Fort  Search this
Landscape--River  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8C880029
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_424687

Long May It Wave, (painting)

Painter:
Hunter, Russell Vernon 1900-1955  Search this
Medium:
Oil on masonite
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Gerald Peters Gallery P. O. Box 2524 Santa Fe New Mexico 87501
Date:
Ca. 1944
Topic:
Object--Other--Flag  Search this
Animal--Other--Skeleton  Search this
Landscape--Mountain  Search this
Architecture exterior--Domestic--Adobe  Search this
Figure female  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8C890028
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_426709

Muleshoe Hotel, (painting)

Painter:
Hunter, Russell Vernon 1900-1955  Search this
Medium:
Oil on masonite
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Gerald Peters Gallery P. O. Box 2524 Santa Fe New Mexico 87501
Date:
Ca. 1933
Topic:
Architecture exterior--Commercial--Hotel  Search this
Landscape--Road  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8C890029
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_426710

Carnival, (painting)

Painter:
Hunter, Russell Vernon 1900-1955  Search this
Medium:
Oil on masonite
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Gerald Peters Gallery P. O. Box 2524 Santa Fe New Mexico 87501
Topic:
Landscape--Mountain  Search this
Recreation--Carnival  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8C890030
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_426711

The Artist at St. Luke Painting the Virgin, (painting)

Painter:
Hunter, Russell Vernon 1900-1955  Search this
Subject:
Hunter, Russell Vernon  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
New Mexico Museum of Art 107 West Palace Avenue Santa Fe New Mexico 87504
Topic:
Occupation--Art--Artist  Search this
Portrait male--Self Portrait  Search this
Architecture--Religious--Church  Search this
Religion--New Testament--Mary  Search this
Control number:
IAP 33050560
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_426858

The Chili Line, (painting)

Title:
D. & R. G. at San Felipe, (painting)
Painter:
Hunter, Russell Vernon 1900-1955  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
New Mexico Museum of Art 107 West Palace Avenue Santa Fe New Mexico 87504
Topic:
Travel--Land--Train  Search this
Architecture--Vehicle--Train  Search this
Landscape--New Mexico--San Felipe  Search this
Control number:
IAP 33050561
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_426861

Sunday after Dinner, (painting)

Painter:
Hunter, Russell Vernon 1900-1955  Search this
Medium:
Oil on masonite
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Dallas Museum of Art 1717 North Harwood Street Dallas Texas 75201 Accession Number: 1948.22
Date:
1943
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Recreation--Leisure--Eating & Drinking  Search this
Control number:
IAP 50570208
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_447874

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