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Oral history interview with Louis Ribak, 1964 July 20

Ribak, Louis, 1902-1979

Muralist, Painter, Printmaker, Illustrator


Collection Information

Size: 1 Sound tape reel, Sound recordings: (45 min.), 7 in.; 18 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 55 min.

Summary: An interview of Louis Ribak conducted by Sylvia Loomis on 1964 July 20 for the Archives of American Art.
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Biographical/Historical Note

Louis Ribak (1902-1979) was a painter in Taos, N.M.


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.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Louis Ribak, 1964 July 20. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.