Lillian Desow-Fishbein interview

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.desolill
Creators:
Desow-Fishbein, Lillian, 1921-2004
Levin, Blossom
Dates:
1984 Aug. 8
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 Sound cassettes
76 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Lillian Desow-Fishbein conducted by Blossom Levin. Desow-Fishbein speaks of her childhood in Detroit; her early studies in fashion design; attending Cranbrook Academy of Art; Judaic themes in her early work; moving to Chicago; how Chicago has influenced her and her work;
Scope and Contents
teaching and her philosophies of education; galleries she has been affiliated with; her charitable and philanthropic activities; influences on her work; and her concerns about the survival of Judaism.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter; Chicago, Ill.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1986 by the American Jewish Committee.

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Repository Contact
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