Evans, Max 2015-03-19

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This interview is a continuation of an interview Wilkinson began with Evans the previous day. Evans focuses primarily on his relationship with painter Woody Crumbo: their mutual love of art, the Southwest, and their mining business partnership

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Max Evans

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Date: March 19, 2015

Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Interviewer: Andy Wilkinson

Length: 02:21:04


Family relations to Dolona Roberts, Woody Crumbo and his influence on Max, Peyote experience leading to novella, Excavating mines outside Taos, Uranium boom in 1950s New Mexico, Taos Uranium and Exploration Company, End of Company, becoming Taos Minerals, Solar Metals, Fallout and Lawsuit Taos Minerals, More adventures with Woody, Woody Max and Sonny Jim, Last meeting with Crumbo, Wrapping up, planning next interview, One last Woody Crumbo story, Reading Coffee Grounds, Planning next interview (again), Crumbo biography, Crumbo’s influence on Native American art

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Transcript: Transcript available on Dspace


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