Size: Transcript: 12 pages
Format: Originally recorded 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 26 min. Interviews of Andrew Dasburg and Chuzo Tamotzu conducted by S. Loomis are also on this tape.
Summary: An interview of Patrocino Barela conducted 1964 July 2, by Sylvia Loomis for the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project.
Barela speaks of his family background; his childhood; the development of his carving; his involvement with the Federal Art Project; religious themes in his work; and his sculpture techniques.