Oral history interview with Juliette Hays
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.hays82
Creators:
Hays, Juliette
Ashton, Dore
Mark Rothko and His Times Oral History Project
Dates:
1982 July 28
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Cassette
Sound recording
analog
11 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Juliette Hays conducted 1982 July 28, by Dore Ashton, for the Archives of American Art's Mark Rothko and His Times oral history project.
Scope and Contents
Hays remembers her friendship with Rothko in the 1930s and 1940s. She speaks about Rothko's political beliefs and his involvement with Artists' Union activism; his teaching art to children; and his first marriage.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Juliette Hays is a writer and designe and was a friend of painter Mark Rothko.

Administration
Sponsor
Funding provided by the Mark Rothko Foundation. 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 on line.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This interview was conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's Mark Rothko and his Times oral history project, with funding provided by the Mark Rothko Foundation.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Others interviewed on the project (by various interviewers) include: Sonia Allen, Sally Avery, Ben-Zion, Bernard Braddon, Ernest Briggs, Rhys Caparn, Elaine de Kooning, Herbert Ferber, Esther Gottlieb, Sidney Janis, Buffie Johnson, Jacob Kainen, Louis Kaufman, Jack Kufeld, Katharine Kuh, Stanley Kunitz, Joseph Liss, Dorothy Miller, Betty Parsons, Wallace Putnam, Rebecca Reis, Maurice Roth, Sidney Schectman, Aaron Siskind, Joseph Solman, Hedda Sterne, Jack Tworkov, Esteban Vicente and Ed Weinstein. Each has been cataloged separately.

Digital Content

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

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Repository Contact
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