Furey, Joseph E., b. 1906
Active in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Millstein, Barbara Head
Collection size: 43 p. transcript.
Collection Summary: Interview of Joseph Furey conducted by Barbara Head Millstein. Furey speaks of his family background and education; his work as a laborer on the Golden Gate Bridge and the George Washington Bridge; his wife Lillian Flemming and their children; the evolution of his decorated apartment at 447 16th Street in Brooklyn; his materials and methods; his handmade furniture; and works of art by his nephew Walter Flemming.
Biographical/Historical Note: Self-taught artist (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
Donated 1989 by Barbara Head Millstein of the Brooklyn Museum.