Oral history interview with Leonard Kaplan

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.kaplan65
Creators:
Kaplan, Leonard, 1922-2008
McGlynn, Betty Hoag
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1965 June 19
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 Sound tape reel
Sound recordings: (20 min.)
5 in.
10 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Leonard Kaplan conducted 1965 June 19, by Betty Hoag, for the Archives of Ameican Art. Kaplan speaks of teaching with the Education Alliance; his work with architectural sculpture; Laguna Festival; WPA murals; drawing classes; and California.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Leonard Kaplan (1922-2008) was a painter and art dealer from Laguna Beach, Calif.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.

General
General
An unrelated interview of Peterpaul Ott (6/24/65) conducted by B. Hoag is also on this tape.

Keywords
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Federal aid to the arts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mural painting and decoration Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art festivals Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- California -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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