Artists I have known : sound recording, 1981 March 8

Breeskin, Adelyn Dohme , b. 1896 d. 1986
Curator, Art historian, Museum director
Active in Washington, D.C.; Baltimore, Md.

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound cassette. Reformated in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr.

Collection Summary: A lecture "Artists I Have Known," delivered by Breeskin at the National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C.

Biographical/Historical Note: Adelyn D. Breeskin (1896-1986) was museum director and art historian from Washington, D.C.

Recorded as 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.

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.

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