Oral history interview with Sarah Spurgeon, 1963 October 3

Spurgeon, Sarah , b. 1903
Painter, Educator
Active in Ellensburg, Washington

Size: Transcript: 23 pages.

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 54 min.

Collection Summary: An interview of Sarah Spurgeon conducted by Dorothy Bestor on 1963 October 3 for the Archives of American Art.

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

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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