Oral history interview with Suzanne La Follette, 1976 Jan. 27

La Follette, Suzanne , b. 1893 d. 1983
Art historian, Author, Editor
Active in New York, N.Y.

Size: Transcript: 37 p.

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 35 min.

Collection Summary: An interview of Suzanne La Follette conducted 1976 Jan. 27, by Paul J. Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art.

La Follette speaks of her two books, "Art in America," 1929, and "Concerning Women," 1927; and her friendship with Walter Pach and the inspiration and guidance he provided.

Biographical/Historical Note: Suzanne La Follette (1893-1983) was an art historian from Palo Alto, Calif.

This interview is 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.

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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