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Oral history interview with Louie H. Ewing, 1964 Jan

Oral history interview with Louie H. Ewing, 1964 Jan

Ewing, Louie H., 1908-1983

Printmaker, Ceramicist, Illustrator

Collection Information

Size: Sound recordings: 1 sound tape reel ; 7 in.

Transcript: 8 p. (on one microfilm reel)

Format: Interviews of Virginia Ewing, and Joy Yeck Fincke (1/9/64) conducted by S. Loomis are also on this tape.

Summary: An interview of Louie H. Ewing conducted by Sylvia Loomis in 1964 Jan. for the Archives of American Art.

Ewing speaks of his background and art training at the Santa Maria School for Art; teaching in New Mexico; his work as a printmaker for the Index of American Design; teaching printmaking to Indians; his feelings about the Federal Art Project (FAP) and about government support for the arts; and his post-FAP career.

Biographical/Historical Note

Printmaker; Santa Fe, N.M.

Provenance

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.

Transcript: microfilm reel 3419 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Louie H. Ewing, 1964 Jan. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.