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Oral history interview with Michael Bernard, 1976 December 20

Bernard, Michael

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Collection Information

Size: 2 sound file : digital, wav file

Format: Originally recorded 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 43 min.

Summary: An interview of Michael Bernard conducted 1976 December 20, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Michael Bernard is a city planner and craftsman from Newton, Massachusetts.


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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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Michael Bernard, 1976 December 20. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.