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Oral history interview with Peter Lowe, 1965 Mar. 3

Lowe, Peter, 1913-1989



Collection Information

Size: 16 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav files. Duration is 51 min.

Summary: An interview of Peter Lowe conducted 1965 Mar. 3, by Mary McChesney, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Peter Lowe (1913-1989) was a painter and graphic artist from Oakland, Calif.


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 Peter Lowe, 1965 Mar. 3. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.