Oral history interview with Wilma Harris, 1964 Apr. 22

Harris, Wilma , b. 1910

Size: Sound recordings: 1 sound tape reel (1 hour) ; 5 in.
Transcript: 31 p.

Format: The recording ends before the conclusion of the interview.

Collection Summary: An interview of Wilma Harris conducted by Mary McChesney on 1964 Apr. 22 for the Archives of American Art.

Harris speaks of her background and art education at the California School of Fine Arts; the Federal Art Project weaving project in San Francisco and her involvement in it. She recalls Victor Arnautoff and Beniamino Bufano.

Biographical/Historical Note: Weaver; California.

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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