Format: Originally recorded on 8 sound cassettes. Reformated in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 58 min.
Summary: An interview of John D. McLaughlin conducted 1974 July 23, by Paul J. Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art.
John McLaughlin (1898-1976) was a painter from Dana Point, Calif.
This interview is part of the Archives' 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.
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.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with John McLaughlin, 1974 July 23. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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