Format: Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformated in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hrs., 10 min.
Summary: An interview of David Morris conducted 1964 May 4, by Mary McChesney, for the Archives of American Art.
David Morris (1911- ) is a artists' model, potter, and art administrator in Washington, D.C.
This interview 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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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with David Morris, 1964 May 4. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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