Oral history interview with Lou Block, 1965 May 31

Block, Lou , b. 1895 d. 1969
Muralist, Arts administrator
Active in Louisville, Ky.

Size: Sound recording: 1 sound tape reel ; 7 in.
Transcript: 42 p.

Format: Interviews of Edward Rannells and Adele Brandeis conducted by H. Phillips are also on this tape.

Collection Summary: An interview of Lou Block conducted 1965 May 31, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note: Lou Block (1895-1969) was an art administrator.

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.

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