Oral history interview with Sarah Spurgeon
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.spurge63
Creators:
Spurgeon, Sarah, 1903-
Bestor, Dorothy K., 1913-
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1963 October 3
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
23 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Sarah Spurgeon conducted by Dorothy Bestor on 1963 October 3 for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sarah Spurgeon (1903-) is a painter and educator from Ellensburg, Washington.

Administration
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
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 54 min.

Digital Content

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Federal aid to the arts Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Washington (State) -- Ellensburg Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Women artists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women painters Topical 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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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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