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Oral history interview with Charles McGee, 1976 July 23-26

McGee, Charles W., 1924-



Collection Information

Size: 98 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 2 sound tapes. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hrs., 41 min.

Summary: Interview of Charles McGee conducted 1976 July 23 and 26, by Marsha Miro, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Charles McGee (1924-) is a painter from Detroit, Mich. He founded Charles McGee School of Art, 1969-1974 and Gallery 7.


These interviews are part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.

Language Note

English .


Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.

How to Use This Collection

Use requires an appointment.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Charles McGee, 1976 July 23-26. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.