Oral history interview with Jozef and Teresa Bakos
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.bakos65
Creators:
Bakós, Józef, 1891-1977
Bakos, Teresa, 1884-1974
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1965 April 15
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
19 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Jozef G. and Teresa Bakos conducted by Sylvia Loomis on 1965 April 15 for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Bakos speaks of his background and education; moving to Santa Fe in 1920; founding the group Los Cinco Pintores; the art community in Santa Fe in the 1920s; going to work on the easel painting project of the Federal Art Project; his feelings about the FAP; his opinions of modern art; his post-FAP career; and commissions he received. Jozef Bakos' wife, Teresa, is also present.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Jozef Bakos (1891-1977) was a painter in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript available on line at http://www.aaa.si.edu/collections/oralhistories/transcripts/bakos65.htm
Immediate Source of Acquisition
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.

General
General
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 1 min.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Federal aid to the arts Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New Mexico -- Santa Fe -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Federal Art Project (N.M.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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