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Oral history interview with Charles B. Rogers, 1964 April 27-May 13

Oral history interview with Charles B. Rogers, 1964 April 27-May 13

Rogers, Charles B., 1911-1987

Painter, Printmaker

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 27 pages.

Format: Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 10 min.

Summary: An interview of Charles B. Rogers conducted by Betty Hoag between 1964 April 27-May 13 for the Archives of American Art.

The April 27, 1964 interview session is about Rogers' memories of Hugo Ballin (23 min.). The May 13 interview session covers Rogers life.

Biographical/Historical Note

Charles B. Rogers (1911-1987) was a painter and museum director in Ellsworth, Kan.

Provenance

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.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Charles B. Rogers, 1964 April 27-May 13. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.