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Interview with Jack Tworkov

Creator:
Tworkov, Jack, 1900-1982
Tworkov, Helen, 1900-1982
Subject:
Ford, Hermine
Wolodofsky, Rachel
Type:
Videorecording
Date:
1975 August 15
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
5 video reels : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in. ; 2 hr., 32 min., 21 sec.
Summary:
Video shot at Tworkov's home on his 75th birthday by his daughter, Helen.
The first 30 minutes contains a discussion between Tworkov's wife, Rachel "Wally" Wolodofsky, and his sister, followed by his grandson interviewing him (at 11 minutes), followed by Tworkov showing guests around his studio (at 20 minutes).
The second through fourth tapes are an extended interview with Tworkov by his daughter Helen.
The fifth tape contains an interview with Rachel and footage of a family dinner.
The video quality is poor throughout due to degradation of the original tapes, but the fifth tape has badly distorted audio and is mostly inaudible except for the last five minutes.
Citation:
Interview with Jack Tworkov, 1975 August 15. Jack Tworkov papers, circa 1926-1993. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.
Use Note:
Current copyright status is undetermined
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)14318
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Data Source:
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