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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Lois Mailou Jones
RLIN number: NXCP88-A41
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Black Women Oral History Project
Description: Family background; student at Boston High School of Practical Arts; summers at Martha's Vineyard; student at Academie Julian, Paris, 1937-1938; racial prejudice against black artists; influence of African art; marriage to Vergniaud Pierre-Noel, 1953; trips to Africa photographing art and meeting artists; impressions of Emile Bernard, Afewerk Tekle.
Extent: Transcript: 46 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact Schlesinger Library for information. Original oral history held by: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College, Cambridge, MA 02138.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1977 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Jones, Lois Mailou, 1905-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1905
Age at speaking: 72
Document date: 1977
Interviewer: Danley, Theresa B.
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African American art; African American art--African influences; African American art--European influences; African American artists; North America; Oral history; Race relations--United States; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Jones, Lois Mailou, 1905-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019964-15407