The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
African American artists of Los Angeles
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Center for Oral History Research
Collection Description (CRHP): According to the online finding aid, topics in interviews include the Civil Rights Movement, segregated life, and racial discrimination. This collection includes interviews with the following:
Kinshasha Holman Conwill, Alonzo Davis, Cecil Fergerson, Marvin Harden, Suzanne Jackson, Samella Lewis, John W. Outterbridge, William Pajaud, Noah Purifoy, John Riddle, Betye Saar, Curtis Tann, and Ruth Waddy
Collection Description (Extant): Interviews in this series document significant African American Artists and others in the Los Angeles metropolitan area who have worked to expand exhibition opportunities and public support for African American visual culture. The series was made possible in part by support from the UCLA Center for African American Studies, Institute of American Cultures.
Access Copy Note: The user will credit the UCLA Library in his/her publication or media product. If your use includes segments of a transcript in a written form, please note the actual quotations and transcript page numbers in your credit.
Digital Status: Unknown
Existing IDs: S029
Finding Aid: yes
Finding Aid URL: http://oralhistory.library.ucla.edu/viewItem.do?ark=21198/zz000905n9&title=African%20American%20Artists%20of%20Los%20Angeles
Interviewees: Kinshasha Holman Conwill, Alonzo Davis, Cecil Fergerson, Marvin Harden, Suzanne Jackson, Samella Lewis, John W. Outterbridge, William Pajaud, Noah Purifoy, John Riddle, Betye Saar, Curtis Tann, and Ruth Waddy
African American artists