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Oral history interview with Sarah Spurgeon, 1963 October 3

Spurgeon, Sarah, 1903-

Painter, Educator


Collection Information

Size: 23 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 54 min.

Summary: An interview of Sarah Spurgeon conducted by Dorothy Bestor on 1963 October 3 for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sarah Spurgeon (1903-) is a painter and educator from Ellensburg, Washington.


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 Sarah Spurgeon, 1963 October 3. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.