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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Elton C. Fax
RLIN number: NXCP87-A59
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Family background, childhood in Baltimore; Syracuse University, 1927-31; New York City in 1936: illustrating, Works Progress Administration teaching at Harlem Cultural Center; work with children; life in Morelia, Mexico to 1956; trips for State Department, cultural exchange program; lecture circuit; books published.
Extent: Transcript: 161 leaves, Tape: 1 reel, 2 cassettes
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1976 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Fax, Elton C., 1909-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1909
Speaker occupation: Book illustrator; Writer
Age at speaking: 67
Document date: 1976
Interviewer: Hill, Ruth
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African Americans--Education; Authors; Illustration of books; Illustrators; Oral history
Topics discussed - Other terms: Fax, Elton C.
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018371-13814