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Videos and slides on Dilmus Hall, Mary T. Smith, and J.B. Murry, circa 1984-1986

Contents and Arrangement

The collection is arranged in two series.

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Series 1: Material Related to Dilmus Hall , circa 1984-1986
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Box 1

In a June 1984 interview (in two parts, dubbed 1986), Hall speaks of his childhood; military service in WWI; his travels in Europe; his use of tree bark, cement, wood, tin, and other materials; his friendship with Andy Nasisse; and his impression of an exhibition at Nexus in Atlanta. He also preaches from the Bible and comments on African and Southern Christian influences on his work and on the narrative content of his drawings. Slides show Hall, his home yard, and his artwork.
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Dilmus Hall, June 1984 Part I and Dilmus Hall, June 1984 Part II Interview, 1986
2 videocassettes (u-matic)
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Slides of Dilmus Hall and His Work, undated
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Series 2: Material Related to Mary T. Smith and J.B. Murry , 1986
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Box 1

Brief interviews with Mary T. Smith in Hazelhurst, Mississippi (December 1986) and J.B. Murry in Warren County, Georgia (May 1986), on one tape. The collection includes two copies of this recording. Also included are 10 color slides of Mary T. Smith and her artwork.
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Interviews with Mary T. Smith and J.B. Murry by Judy McWillie, 1986
2 videocassettes (u-matic)
Two interviews are included on one tape. The December 1986 interview with Mary T. Smith interview is followed by the May 1986 interview with J.B. Murry. The interviews were "sketch" edited together. There are two tapes in this series, one of which is a dub of the first.
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Slides of Mary T. Smith and Her Work, undated
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Make a Request

  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.