Interview with Lucille Smith, June 21, 1988

Project: Etowah (Tennessee) Historical Commission Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Lucille Smith talks about her life and artistic career in Etowah, Tennessee. She begins with her grandparents who were the first to move to the area. Smith explains her large family and how each of them married. Next, she goes into her art career and what inspires her. Smith explains that all of her paintings are based on childhood memories. Childhood locations like water mills and cabins can be found in Smith's paintings. Smith finishes by talking about her artistic process and how she prefers to take time on her paintings.

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2017oh661_etw008

Interviewee Name

Lucille Smith

Interviewer Name

Linda Caldwell

Interview Date

1988-06-21

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Smith, Lucille Interview by Linda Caldwell. 21 Jun. 1988. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Smith, L. (1988, June 21). Interview by L. Caldwell. Etowah (Tennessee) Historical Commission Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Smith, Lucille, interview by Linda Caldwell. June 21, 1988, Etowah (Tennessee) Historical Commission Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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