Oral history interview with Virginia Ewing
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.ewing65
Creators:
Ewing, Virginia
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1964 Jan. 7
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Sound tape reel
Sound recordings
7 in.
19 Pages
Transcript: (on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Virginia Ewing conducted by Sylvia Loomis 1964 Jan. 7 for the Archives of American Art..
Scope and Contents
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
Biographical / Historical
Wife of artist Vernon Hunter, director of Federal Art Project N.M.; Santa Fe, N.M.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript: 35mm microfilm reel 3419 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
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
Interviews of Louie H. Ewing, and Joy Yeck Fincke (1/9/64) conducted by S. Loomis are also on this tape.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Federal aid to the arts Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hunter, Russell Vernon, 1900-1955 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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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