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Oral history interview with Monty Lewis

Interviewee:
Lewis, Monty, 1907-1997  Search this
Interviewer:
McGlynn, Betty Hoag  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
Coronado School of Fine Arts  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound tape reel (Sound recordings, 5 in.)
15 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound tape reels
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1964 June 25
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Monty Lewis conducted 1964 June 25, by Betty Hoag, for the Archives of American Art.
Interview conducted at Coronado School of Fine Arts in San Diego, Calif. Lewis discusses his art training at the Art Students' League in N.Y., his study of mural and easel painting in Europe, and his freelance mural work before his involvement with the Public Works of Art Project. He describes the developing presence of mural art in New York with Diego Rivera's mural at Rockefeller Center and the 1939 New York World's Fair. Lewis tells of the Artists, Painters, and Sculptors Collaborators, a collaborative group interested in developing community art projects, and discusses the use of murals in the 1939 New York World's Fair and the different techniques used for those and other public projects.
Biographical / Historical:
Monty Lewis (1907-1997) was a painter, designer, muralist in New York and California.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav files. Duration is 49 min.
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 available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Painters -- California -- San Diego -- Interviews  Search this
Muralists -- California -- San Diego -- Interviews  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.lewis64
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-lewis64

Oral history interview with Everett Gee Jackson, 1964 July 31

Interviewee:
Jackson, Everett Gee, 1900-1995  Search this
Jackson, Everett Gee, 1900-1995  Search this
Interviewer:
McGlynn, Betty Lochrie Hoag, 1914-2002  Search this
Subject:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Illustrators -- California -- San Diego -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- California -- San Diego -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12274
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213584
AAA_collcode_jackso64
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213584

Oral history interview with David Avalos, 1988 June 16-July 5

Interviewee:
Avalos, David, 1947-  Search this
Avalos, David, 1947-  Search this
Interviewer:
Nieto, Margarita  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Painters -- California -- San Diego -- Interviews  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Chicano artists  Search this
Mexican American art  Search this
Mexican American artists  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century -- California -- San Diego  Search this
Theme:
Latino and Latin American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5428
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213765
AAA_collcode_avalos88
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213765
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Oral history interview with Monty Lewis, 1964 June 25

Interviewee:
Lewis, Monty, 1907-1997  Search this
Lewis, Monty, 1907-1997  Search this
Interviewer:
McGlynn, Betty Lochrie Hoag, 1914-2002  Search this
Subject:
Coronado School of Fine Arts  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
New York World's Fair  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Painters -- California -- San Diego -- Interviews  Search this
Muralists -- California -- San Diego -- Interviews  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12016
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216443
AAA_collcode_lewis64
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_216443

Archives of San Diego Art Oral History Project interviews, 1979-1980

Creator:
Archives of San Diego Oral History Project  Search this
Archives of San Diego Oral History Project  Search this
Subject:
Klauber, Leda  Search this
Volkmann, Mary Gordon  Search this
Andrews, Julia Gethman  Search this
Jackson, Everett Gee  Search this
Jensen, Alfred  Search this
Bogat, Regina  Search this
San Diego Museum of Art  Search this
Topic:
Art, American -- California -- San Diego  Search this
Painters -- California -- San Diego -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10653
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214235
AAA_collcode_archofsd
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214235

Oral history interview with David Avalos

Interviewee:
Avalos, David  Search this
Interviewer:
Nieto, Margarita  Search this
Extent:
100 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1988 June 16-July 5
Scope and Contents:
An interview of David Avalos conducted 1988 June 16-July 5, by Margarita Nieto, for the Archives of American Art. Avalos speaks of his childhood, education at the University of California at San Diego; his involvement with the Centro Cultural de la Raza; the socio-political environment that produced the San Diego Chicano Muralist movement (specifically Chicano Park); the formation of the Border art Workshop (BAW/TAF); the collaboration between the Centro and the La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art (presently the San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art); art activity in San Diego; Chicano activity distinct from Los Angeles; his philosophy on conceptual art; and his art career.
Biographical / Historical:
David Avalos (1947-) is a painter and administrator from San Diego, California.
General:
Originally recorded on 5 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 10 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 44 min.
Provenance:
These interviews are 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:
Painters -- California -- San Diego -- Interviews  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Chicano artists  Search this
Mexican American art  Search this
Mexican American artists  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century -- California -- San Diego  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.avalos88
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-avalos88

Oral history interview with Everett Gee Jackson

Interviewee:
Jackson, Everett Gee, 1900-  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
Extent:
1 Sound tape reel (Sound recording, 5 in.)
16 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound tape reels
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1964 July 31
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Everett Gee Jackson conducted by Betty Hoag on 1964 July 31 for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical / Historical:
Everett Gee Jackson (1900-1995) was a painter and illustrator from San Diego, Calif.
General:
An interview of Belle Baranceanu and Hilda Preibisius conducted by B. Hoag is 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 available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Illustrators -- California -- San Diego -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- California -- San Diego -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.jackso64
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-jackso64

Archives of San Diego Art Oral History Project interviews

Creator:
Archives of San Diego Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
San Diego Museum of Art  Search this
Interviewee:
Andrews, Julia Gethman  Search this
Jackson, Everett Gee, 1900-  Search this
Jensen, Alfred, 1903-1981  Search this
Klauber, Leda  Search this
Volkmann, Mary Gordon  Search this
Interviewer:
Bogat, Regina  Search this
Extent:
72 Pages
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1979-1980
Scope and Contents:
Five interviews conducted or collected for the Archives of San Diego Art. Included are: Leda Klauber conducted by Grace Miller and Christine Oatman, Feb. 10, 1979 (19 p.); painter Everett Gee Jackson conducted by Christine Oatman, March 2, 1979 (14 p.); art historian Julia Gethman Andrews conducted by Dianne Gilbody, May 15, 1979 (8 p.); Alfred Jensen conversation with Regina Bogat, May 8, 1979 (14 p.); and Mary Gordon Volkman conducted by Ruth Valleau, Feb. 1, 1980 (12 p.). With the exception of Bogat, a curator, the interviewers were volunteers from the Junior League of San Diego.
Provenance:
Donated 1981 by the San Diego Museum of Art.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Art historians -- California -- San Diego -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Art, American -- California -- San Diego  Search this
Painters -- California -- San Diego -- Interviews  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.archofsd
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-archofsd

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