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Oral history interview with Wilbur G. Kurtz, 1965 June 5

Kurtz, Wilbur G. (Wilbur George), 1882-1967

Painter, Author, Illustrator


Collection Information

Size: 13 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav fils. Duration is 44 min. Radio wave interference through the interview.

Summary: An interview of Wilbur G. Kurtz conducted 1965 June 5, by Richard Doud, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Wilbur G. Kurtz (1882-1967) was a painter and illustrator from Atlanta, Ga.


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 Wilbur G. Kurtz, 1965 June 5. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.