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Artists I have known : sound recording, 1981 March 8

Breeskin, Adelyn Dohme, 1896-1986

Curator, Museum director, Art historian


Collection Information

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

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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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Artists I have known