Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Andrus, Vera


Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Andrus, Vera


Andrus, Vera Interviewee.;Masters, David Interviewer.


[Gloucester, Mass] : Sawyer Free Library




2 sound files, digital, MPEG3 fileAndrus, Vera

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Linda Brayton and David Masters, principal oral historians.;Interviewer(s):David Masters (8/16/1978)

TRACKS: Grew up near lake Michigan her father was a butter maker in Clark County, Wisconsin -- Father's work in the Prohibition movement -- Early studies and influences, L'Hote -- She describes herself as in between traditional and modern -- Lithography explained -- Travels in France in 1950 -- Teaching and studying -- Difficulties in doing lithography nowadays -- Changes in the art scene -- Tastes in modern art, Limoges, France -- Music and tastes in music, born 1895 -- Motif #1 -- Mediums used -- Some works are too traditional, some are too modern, the schools of art she most admires and dislikes -- Economics of painting -- Outstanding characteristic to the artist.

The following names and terms were used in this interview:Sea bird Island, Francis Henry Taylor, Paul Cezanne, George Braque, Eugene Fitch.

Originally issued on sound cassettes and transferred to compact discs.


Artists -- Massachusetts -- Cape Ann.;Artist Colonies -- Massachusetts -- Cape Ann.;Oral history -- Massachusetts -- Cape Ann.

Ann, Cape (Mass.) -- History -- Anecdotes.;Ann, Cape (Mass.) -- Social life and customs.

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Gloucester Oral History Collection

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Citation :

Andrus, Vera Interviewee.;Masters, David Interviewer., "Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Andrus, Vera," in NOBLE Digital Heritage, Item #7695, (accessed September 23, 2017).