Oral history interview with Joan Ankrum, 1964 April 28

Ankrum, Joan , b. 1913 d. 2001
Actor, Dealer
Active in Los Angeles, Calif.

Size: Transcript: 13 pages

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 39 min.
Also included on this tape are an unrelated panel discussion of the Hollywood-Los Feliz Jewish Community Center and an unrelated interview of Stanton Macdonald-Wright (5/5/64) conducted by Betty Hoag.

Collection Summary: An interview of Joan Ankrum conducted by Betty Hoag on 1964 April 28 for the Archives of American Art.

Ankrum discusses the career of Morris Broderson, her deaf nephew, including his exhibitions, and his painting, "The Death of Christ."

Biographical/Historical Note: Joan Ankrum (1913-2001) was an art dealer in Los Angeles, California.

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.

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  • Transcript: microfilm reel 3418 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
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