Oral history interview with Joseph J. Greenberg
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.greenb91
Creators:
Greenberg, Joseph J., 1915-1991
Veloric, Cynthia
Dates:
1991 Mar. 19
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
2 Sound cassettes
Sound recording
76 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Joseph J. Greenberg, Jr. conducted 1991 Mar. 19, by Cynthia Haveson Veloric, for the Archives of American Art Philadelphia Project.
Scope and Contents
Greenberg discusses his family and early education; attending the Tyler School of Art; instructors including Boris Blai, Raphael Sabatini, Franklin Watkins, Earl Horter, Ferman Fink, and Alexander Abels; fellow students; Army service in WWII; his early career and years in Italy.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Joseph J. Greenberg, Jr. (1915-1991) was a sculptor and wood-carver from Philadelphia, Pa.

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: 35mm microfilm reel 4777 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
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.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wood-carving -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art teachers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Interviews Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wood-carvers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Interviews Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art Schools -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Blai, Boris, 1893-1985 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Abels, Alexander Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fink, Ferman Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Horter, Earl, 1881-1940 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sabatini, Raphael, b. 1898 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Watkins, Franklin Chenault, 1894-1972 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tyler School of Art Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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