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Oral history interview with Ray Strong

Interviewee:
Strong, Ray, 1905-2006  Search this
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J.  Search this
Names:
Dixon, Maynard, 1875-1946  Search this
Swinnerton, Jimmy, 1875-1974  Search this
Van Sloun, Frank J., 1879-1938  Search this
Extent:
31 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1993 September 14
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Ray Strong conducted 1993 September 14, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art, at the artist's studio, in Santa Barbara, California. Strong discusses his family background and early art education; his move to San Francisco and contact with Jimmy Swinnerton, Maynard Dixon, and Frank Van Sloun; studying at California School of Fine Arts; his feeling of responsibility for art and nature; his murals at the Bohemian Club in San Francisco, 1934; and his involvement with socialist causes.
Biographical / Historical:
Ray Strong (1905-2006) was a painter and mural painter from San Francisco, California.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 30 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:
Painters -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Muralists -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.strong93
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9aa1e5893-76cb-40b2-a505-d5a2a6b3febb
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-strong93
Online Media:

Hosteen Crotchetty; or, How a good heart was born, by Jimmy Swinnerton

Author:
Swinnerton, Jimmy 1875-1974  Search this
Physical description:
1 volume (unpaged) color illustrations 29 cm
Type:
Books
Folklore
Place:
Southwest, New
Date:
1965
[1965]
Topic:
Folklore  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_773624

Jimmy Swinnerton : the artist and his work / Harold G. Davidson

Author:
Davidson, Harold G. 1912-  Search this
Subject:
Swinnerton, Jimmy 1875-1974  Search this
Physical description:
160 p. : ill. ; 19 x 26 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1985
Topic:
Landscape painters  Search this
Cartoonists  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.S982 D2
N40.1.S982D2
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_271768

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