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Oral history interview with Michael Lenson, 1964 Oct. 30

Interviewee:
Lenson, Michael, 1903-1971
Interviewer:
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington),, 1920-
Subject:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript: 69 p.
General Note:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hrs., 55 min.
Summary:
An interview of Michael Lenson conducted 1964 Oct. 30 by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Michael Lenson, 1964 Oct. 30. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
Heirs have requested that they be notified of use of this interview. June Lenson (widow), 16 Enclosure, Nutley, NJ 07110; David Lenson (son), Whately Road, South Deerfield, MA 01373; Barry Lenson (son), 64 Reypen Street, Jersey City, NJ 07306.
Biography Note:
Michael Lenson (1903-1971) was a painter and arts administrator in Nutley, N.J.
Provenance:
This interview conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts
Interviews
Painters
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13111
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213642
AAA_collcode_lenson64
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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