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Oral history interview with Bella Lewitzky, 1965 Apr. 21

Lewitzky, Bella, 1916-2004

Choreographer, Dancer


Collection Information

Size: 2 Sound tape reels, Sound recordings (1 hour), 5 in.; 28 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 11 min.

Summary: An interview of Bella Lewitzky conducted 1965 Apr. 21, by Betty Hoag, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Bella Lewitzky (1916-2004) was a dancer, associated with the Federal Dance Project.


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.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Bella Lewitzky, 1965 Apr. 21. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.