Oral history interview with Charlotte Russell Partridge
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.partri65
Creators:
Partridge, Charlotte Russell
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington), 1920-
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
circa 1965
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
59 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Charlotte Russell Partridge conducted circa 1965, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project. Partridge talks about teaching at Downer College; forming the Layton School of Art in Wisconsin during the 1920's; her work as director of the Federal Arts Project in Wisconsin; trips to Mexico; and about various individuals involved in WPA art programs, such as Holger Cahill, Edward Bruce and Tom Parker.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Charlotte Russell Partridge (1882-1975) was a painter and educator, in Milwaukee, Wis. Cofounded the Layton School of Art in 1920.

Administration
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 2 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hrs., 40 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 -- Wisconsin -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arts administrators -- Wisconsin Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal Art Project (Wis.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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