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Oral history interview with Atlee B. Ayres, 1965 May 13

Interviewee:
Ayres, Atlee Bernard, 1873-1969  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Subject:
Public Works of Art Project (Tex.)  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Art -- Texas -- San Antonio  Search this
Architects -- Texas -- San Antonio -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12104
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213237
AAA_collcode_ayres65
Theme:
Architecture & Design
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213237

Oral history interview with Ruth Pershing Uhler, 1965 May 11

Interviewee:
Uhler, Ruth Pershing, 1898-1969  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Subject:
Index of American Design  Search this
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston  Search this
Public Works of Art Project (Tex.)  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- Texas  Search this
Arts administrators -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews  Search this
Muralists -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13087
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213736
AAA_collcode_uhler65
Theme:
New Deal
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213736

Jerry Bywaters interview, 1976 Feb. 13

Creator:
Bywaters, Jerry, 1906-1989  Search this
Marshall, Kinsey  Search this
Subject:
Public Works of Art Project (Tex.)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- Texas  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9098
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211292
AAA_collcode_bywajerr2
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211292

Oral history interview with Atlee B. Ayres

Interviewee:
Ayres, Atlee Bernard, 1873-1969  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Public Works of Art Project (Tex.)  Search this
Extent:
25 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1965 May 13
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Atlee B. Ayres conducted 1965 May 13, by Sylvia Loomis, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project. Ayres discusses his association with the WPA in San Antonio, Texas, 1934-1935, including his selection of local artists for Public Works of Art Project exhibits, WPA painting and architectural projects, and the growth of the arts in Texas.
Biographical / Historical:
Atlee B. Ayres (1873-1969) was a architect in San Antonio, Texas.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. 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.
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Art -- Texas -- San Antonio  Search this
Architects -- Texas -- San Antonio -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.ayres65
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-ayres65

Oral history interview with Ruth Pershing Uhler

Interviewee:
Uhler, Ruth Pershing, 1898-1969  Search this
Interviewer:
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
Index of American Design  Search this
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Public Works of Art Project (Tex.)  Search this
Extent:
11 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Date:
1965 May 11
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Ruth Pershing Uhler conducted 1965 May 11, by Sylvia Loomis, for the Archives of American Art.
Uhler speaks of her background and education; becoming involved with the Public Works of Art Project working on a mural project for the public library in Houston; going to work for the Museum of Fine Arts; the history of the Museum; the growth of its collection; the Index of American Design; the importance of the Museum of Fine Arts to the community.
Biographical / Historical:
Ruth Pershing Uhler (1898-1969) was a painter, mural painter, and art administrator from Houston, Texas.
General:
Interview of Victor Alessandro is 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:
Use requires an appointment.
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- Texas  Search this
Arts administrators -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews  Search this
Muralists -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.uhler65
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-uhler65

Jerry Bywaters interview

Creator:
Bywaters, Jerry  Search this
Interviewer:
Marshall, Kinsey  Search this
Names:
Public Works of Art Project (Tex.)  Search this
Extent:
2 Sound cassettes
46 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1976 Feb. 13
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Jerry Bywaters conducted in Dallas, Texas by Kinsey Marshall. Interview relates to Dr. Kenneth Prescott's seminar, Social Realism in the 1930s, University of Texas at Austin, 1976. [Interview titled Texas Public Works of Art Project/Mural Decoration.]
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, art historian, and museum director; Dallas, Tex. Born 1906. Died 1989.
Other Title:
Texas Public Works of Art Project - Mural Decoration.
Provenance:
Donated 1983 by Kinsey Marshall.
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.
Restrictions:
Use 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.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- Texas  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.bywajerr2
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-bywajerr2

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