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Oral history interview with Wilma Harris, 1964 Apr. 22

Harris, Wilma, 1910-



Collection Information

Size: 1 Sound tape reel, Sound recordings (1 hour), 5 in.; 31 Pages, Transcript

Format: The recording ends before the conclusion of the interview.

Summary: An interview of Wilma Harris conducted by Mary McChesney on 1964 Apr. 22 for the Archives of American Art.
Harris speaks of her background and art education at the California School of Fine Arts; the Federal Art Project weaving project in San Francisco and her involvement in it. She recalls Victor Arnautoff and Beniamino Bufano.

Biographical/Historical Note

Weaver; California.


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 Wilma Harris, 1964 Apr. 22. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.