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Oral history interview with Leon and Ida Fox Berkowitz, 1979 June 5

Oral history interview with Leon and Ida Fox Berkowitz, 1979 June 5

Berkowitz, Leon, 1919-1987

Painter

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 62 pages

Format: Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 17 min.

Summary: An interview of Leon and Ida Fox Berkowitz conducted 1979 June 5, by Julie Haifley, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Leon Berkowitz (1919-1987) was a painter from Washington, D.C.

Provenance

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.

Funding

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.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Leon and Ida Fox Berkowitz, 1979 June 5. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.