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Brown, Samuel Joseph, 1907-1994


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Title: Interview with Samuel Brown

Date: 1985

Physical Details: 1 videocassette (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. ; 1 hr., 24 min., 39 sec.

Description: An interview with painter Samuel Brown conducted by Shawn Aubitz of the National Archives, for an exhibition on the Work Projects Administration in Philadelphia. Brown discusses his work on the WPA; materials and techniques; some of his paintings, including "The Scrubwoman," and "The Lynching"; sharing a studio with Dox Thrash; and a visit from Eleanor Roosevelt.

Creator: Brown, Samuel Joseph, 1907-1994

Forms part of: Sam Brown [videorecording] / [produced by] the National Archives ; interviewer, Shawn Aubitz, 1985

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: Samuel Joseph Brown and Shawn Aubitz. Interview with Samuel Brown, 1985. Sam Brown [videorecording] / [produced by] the National Archives ; interviewer, Shawn Aubitz, 1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Availability: This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.

Digital ID: 13940