Willey, Philo Levi “Chief” (1887-1980)
- Existence: 1887 - 1980
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The Philo Levi “Chief” Willey Papers primarily contains sales records maintained by Philo Levi “Chief” Willey (1887-1980) between 1969-1979. Willey began making art late in life, and sold his paintings and drawings in New Orleans’ Jackson Square. His work also appeared in Jack Kamas’ New Orleans’ gallery, and appeared in exhibits at SUNY and the American Folk Art Museum after his death.