Oral history interview with Leo Tanguma and Jeanne Stanford Tanguma

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.tangum21
Creators:
Tanguma, Leo
Franco, Josh T., 1985-
Tanguma, Jeanne Stanford
Dates:
2021 April 22- 23
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
2 Items
(5 hours., 55 min.)
digital, mp4
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview with Leo Tanguma and Jeanne Stanford Tanguma conducted 2021 April 22- 23, by Josh T. Franco, at Tanguma's home in Arvada, Colorado.­

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Leo Tanguma (1941–) is a Chicano muralist known for his works that integrate Mexican-American heritage, spirituality, social justice, and autobiographical elements. Born in Beeville, Texas, he began his career in Houston before arriving in Colorado. Leo Tanguma is married to Jeanne Stanford Tanguma, who retired from a career in healthcare administration.

Administration
Sponsor
This interview received Federal support from the Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art 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 administrators.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
This interview is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Terms of Use
The Archives of American Art makes its Oral History Program interviews available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. Quotation, reproduction and publication of the recording is governed by restrictions. If an interview has been transcribed, researchers must quote from the transcript. If an interview has not been transcribed, researchers must quote from the recording. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Recorded on Zoom (videoconferencing software) [Plantronics Calisto P7200 1VY9TN]

Keywords
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Latino and Latin American artists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chicano artists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mexican American artists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Muralists -- Texas -- Houston Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Muralists -- Colorado Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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