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

Brown, Samuel Joseph, 1907-1994

Painter

Overview

Collection Information

Size: 1 videocassette (120 min) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.

Summary: 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.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; Philadelphia, Pa.

Provenance

Donated 1990 by Samuel J. Brown, through the National Archives, as part of AAA's Philadelphia Art Documentation Project.

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Sam Brown [videorecording] / [produced by] the National Archives ; interviewer, Shawn Aubitz, 1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.