Oral history interview with Lester Johnson
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.johnso76
Creators:
Johnson, Lester, 1919-2010
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1976 Nov. 1-18
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
3 Sound tape reels
Sound recording
5 in.
147 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Les Johnson conducted 1976 Nov. 1-18, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Lester Johnson (1919-2010) was a painter and educator from New Haven, Conn.

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.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
These interviews are part of the Archives of American Art 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

Keywords
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Painting, Modern -- 20th century Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Educators -- Connecticut -- New Haven -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Connecticut -- New Haven -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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