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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Jerome Zerbe
RLIN number: NXCP87-A176
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Childhood, family, education, Yale University, 1924-1928; art student in Paris; interests in portraiture, architecture, French culture and history; theatrical roles; art director, PARADE, 1931-1933; photographer and society editor, TOWN AND COUNTRY, 1931-1976; photographer, El Morocco nightclub, 1935-1939; contributing photographer, LIFE; Navy photographer, World War II; author of several books; recollections of parents, theatrical personalities, artists, writers, political and society figures.
Extent: Transcript: 266 leaves, Tape: 4 cassettes
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1979 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Zerbe, Jerome, 1904-1988
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1904
Speaker occupation: Author; Photographer
Age at speaking: 75
Document date: 1979
Interviewer: Daum, Raymond L.
Organizations discussed: Life Magazine; U.S. Navy
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Authors; Life Magazine; Manners and customs; North America; Oral history; Photographers; Photojournalism; U.S. Navy; United States; United States--Social life and customs
Topics discussed - Other terms: Photography, Commercial; Town and Country (magazine); United States--Navy--Photographers; Zerbe, Jerome, 1904-1988
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017673-13116