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Judith Wilson papers, 1966-2010

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Series 8: Interviews , 1978-2008
1 Linear foot
Boxes 11-12

Interviews are recorded on 97 sound cassette tapes and two electronic records. Included are interviews Wilson conducted with artists, their associates, and collectors for various writing projects. Researchers should note that additional documentation on these writing projects as well as any existing interview notes can be found in Series 2: Notebooks and Series 3: Writing Projects. Also found is one interview of Wilson for StoryCorps.
Interviews for which specific projects have been identified are grouped by project in chronological order. Other interviews are arranged alphabetically by interviewee.
Description Container Select
"Alma Thomas: A One-Woman Art Movement," Ms. Magazine
11
Norman Lewis, 1978 June 23
1 sound cassette
11
1
Harold Hart, 1978 June 27
2 sound cassettes
11
2
James L. Wells, 1978 June 29
1 sound cassette
11
3
Sam Gilliam, 1978 June 29
1 sound cassette
11
4
Jeff Donaldson, 1978 June 30
2 sound cassettes
11
5
Starmanda Bullock, 1978 June 30
1 sound cassette
11
6
Franz Bader, 1978 June 30
1 sound cassette
11
7
Adolphus Ealey, 1978 June 30
2 sound cassettes
11
8
Jacob and Ruth Kainen, 1978 July 1
1 sound cassette
11
9
James L. Wells, 1978 July 2
1 sound cassette
11
10
"Buying Art: The Big Picture," Essence
11
Lincoln J. Ragsdale, 1979
1 sound cassette
11
11
Helen Singleton, 1979
1 sound cassette
11
12
Celeste Cook, 1979
1 sound cassette
11
12
Arthur Ashe, 1979
2 sound cassettes
11
13
Peg Alston, 1979
2 sound cassettes
11
14
Bobbi Dent, 1979
1 sound cassette
11
15
Linda Goode-Bryant, 1979
2 sound cassettes
11
16
"Favorite Books," Essence
11
Betye Saar and Others, 1979
2 sound cassettes
11
17
"Howardena Pindell Makes Art That Winks At You," Ms. Magazine
11
Howardena Pindell, 1980 January 18
4 sound cassettes
11
18
Howardena Pindell, 1980 February 13
2 sound cassettes
11
19
Richard Lerner, circa 1980 February
1 sound cassette
11
20
"Ana Mendieta Plants Her Garden," Village Voice
11
Ana Mendieta, 1980 May 27
3 sound cassettes
11
21
"Raymond Saunders" Unpublished Article
11
Raymond Saunders, 1980 June
2 sound cassettes
11
22
"Black Women Artists" Unpublished Article
11
Mary O'Neal, 1980 June
2 sound cassettes
11
23
Margo Humphrey, 1980 June
1 sound cassette
11
24
Samella Lewis, 1980 June 30
2 sound cassettes
11
25
Betye Saar, 1980 July 1
1 sound cassette
11
26
Senga Nengudi, 1980 July 1
1 sound cassette
11
27
Suzanne Jackson, 1980 July
1 sound cassette
11
28
Maren Hassinger, 1980 July 3
1 sound cassette
11
29
"The Bullish Market for Black Art," Black Enterprise
11
Bill Pajaud, 1980 July
1 sound cassette
11
30
"Edward Clark: Directions," Art in America
11
Ed Clark, circa 1980
1 sound cassette
11
31
"Robert Colescott" Unpublished Article
11
Robert Colescott, 1981 February 8
1 sound cassette
11
32
"Candace Hill-Montgomery" Unpublished Article
11
Candace Hill-Montgomery, 1981 July 21
1 sound cassette
11
33
"Richard Bellamy," Issue: A Journal For Artists
11
Richard Bellamy, 1985 June 28
1 sound cassette
11
34
"Robert Ferris Thompson," Issue: A Journal For Artists
11
Robert Ferris Thompson, 1985 October 10
1 sound cassette
11
35
"Coming of Age: A Look at 3 Contemporary Artists," Essence
11
Howardena Pindell, 1986 January 25
1 sound cassette
11
36
Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe, 1986 January 27
1 sound cassette
11
37
Beverly Buchanan, 1986 January 27
1 sound cassette
11
38
"Raymond Saunders," Issue: A Journal For Artists
11
Raymond Saunders, 1986 March 3
1 sound cassette
11
39
"Hexes, Totems and Necessary Saints," Real Life
11
Alison Saar, 1986 March 19
1 sound cassette
11
40
"In Memory of the News & Of Ourselves: The Art of Adrian Piper," Third Text
11
Adrian Piper, 1989 July 18
2 sound cassettes
11
41
"Haunted Hearts: The Use of Anti-Black Imagery in Contemporary African-American Art" Unpublished Article
11
Michael Ray Charles, 1997 November 4
2 sound cassettes
11
42
Kara Walker, 1998 January 3
2 sound cassettes
11
43
Other Interviews
Romare Bearden, 1983 June 17
1 sound cassette
11
44
Bob Carter, 1988 November 19
2 sound cassettes
11
45
Ed Clark, 1983 February 12
1 sound cassette
11
46
Ed Clark, 1985 April 1
2 sound cassettes
11
47
Ken Clay, 1987 March 26
1 sound cassette
11
48
Phyllis Cooper, 1987 July 26
2 sound cassettes
11
49
G. C. Coxe, 1987 March 27-28
2 sound cassettes
11
50
Emilio Cruz, 1983 February 12
2 sound cassettes
11
51
R. Douglas, 1987 March 26
1 sound cassette
11
52
Bob Gardner, 1990 April 14, 1990 July 9
4 sound cassettes
11
53
Sam Gilliam, 1986 November 10
2 sound cassettes
11
54
Mimi Gross, 1987 March 9
2 sound cassettes
11
55
Charlie Haden, 1988 March 21
2 sound cassettes
11
56
The Holmeses, 1987 March 28
3 sound cassettes
11
57
Ted Joans, 1986 June 6
2 sound cassettes
11
58
Christopher Lane, 1983 December 27
2 sound cassettes
11
59
Marcia Marcus, 1986 October 11
2 sound cassettes
11
60
Dollie and Jackie McLean, 1986 August 3
1 sound cassette
11
61
Jay Milder, 1983 February 11
1 sound cassette
11
62
Peter Passuntino, 1986 July 11
2 sound cassettes
11
63
Sonny Rollins, 1987 August 12
1 sound cassette
11
64
Alison Saar, 1985 October 29
2 sound cassettes
11
65
Alison Saar, 1989 July 26
2 sound cassettes
11
66
A. B. Spellman, 1987 January 13
1 sound cassette
11
67
P. Suttman, 1987 March 21
2 sound cassettes
11
68
Kenneth Young, 1986 November 8
2 sound cassettes
11
69
Mrs. Zimmerman, 1987 March 27
1 sound cassette
11
70
Charles Rotmil, 2007 August 8, Digital Audio Recording, 2015
0.209 Gigabytes
One computer file
ER08
Judith Wilson and Don Kaufman StoryCorps Interview, 2007-2008, Digital Audio Recording, 2015
0.488 Gigabytes
Two computer files
ER09

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