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Oral history interview with Pablita Velarde, 1965 September 29

Velarde, Pablita, 1918-2006



Collection Information

Size: 19 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 46 min. Sound quality is poor.

Summary: An interview of Pablita Velarde conducted 1965 September 29, by Sylvia Loomis, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.

Biographical/Historical Note

Pablita Velarde (1918-2006) was a painter and illustrator from Albuquerque, N.M.


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.

Language Note

English .

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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Pablita Velarde, 1965 September 29. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.