Archives of American Art

Oral history interview with Leon Berkowitz

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.berkow79
Creators:
Berkowitz, Leon, 1919-1987
Haifley, Julia Link
Dates:
1979 July 17
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
31 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Leon Berkowitz conducted 1979 July 17, by Julie Haifley, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Leon Berkowitz (1919-1987) was a painter from Washington, D.C.

Administration
Sponsor
Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript available online.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This interview is part of the Archives' Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.

General
General
Originally recorded on 1 sound cassette. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 33 min.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.

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Painting, Modern -- 20th century Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Washington (D.C.) -- Interviews Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
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