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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Ben Shahn
RLIN number: NXCP87-A139
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Early life in Lithuania and Brooklyn; training in lithography; painting experiences with Diego Rivera; Works Progress Administration project.
Extent: Transcript: 154 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1960 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1898
Speaker occupation: Artist
Age at speaking: 62
Document date: 1960
Interviewer: Benison, Sau; Otto, Sandra
Topics discussed - Other terms: Lithography; New Deal, 1933-1939; Painters; Politics in art; Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969; United States--Politics and government--1933-1945; United States--Works Progress Administration
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017259-12702