Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Andrus, Vera

  • Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Andrus, Vera
  • Andrus, Vera, Interviewee
  • Masters, David, Interviewer
  • 2 sound files, digital, MPEG3 file
  • The following names and terms were used in this interview:Sea bird Island, Francis Henry Taylor, Paul Cezanne, George Braque, Eugene Fitch.
  • 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.
  • Originally issued on sound cassettes and transferred to compact discs.
  • 08-16-1978
  • [Gloucester, Mass] : Sawyer Free Library


Andrus, Vera, Interviewee and Masters, David, Interviewer, “Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Andrus, Vera,” Sawyer Free Library, Gloucester, Mass., accessed July 24, 2021,


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