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Oral history Interview with John Langley Howard and Mary Howard, 1991 Sept. 5

Oral history Interview with John Langley Howard and Mary Howard, 1991 Sept. 5

Howard, John Langley, 1902-1999

Muralist, Painter

Collection Information

Size: Sound recording: 1 sound cassette (50 min.)

Transcript: 13 p.

Summary: An interview of John Langley Howard (1902-1999) and his wife, Mary conducted by Robert Campbell. The interview was conducted for a proposed article by Campbell about the WPA Coit Towers murals in San Francisco.

Biographical/Historical Note

John Langley Howard was a muralist who worked on the often controversial murals for the Coit Tower for Public Works of Art Project. The interviewer and donor, Bob Campbell, is a retired librarian for the San Franscisco School District, who conducted the interview as part of an educational multimedia database "Voices of the 30s."

Provenance

Donated 2002 by Robert Campbell.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Oral history Interview with John Langley Howard and Mary Howard, 1991 Sept. 5. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.