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Oral history interview with Bella Lewitzky, 1965 Apr. 21

Interviewee:
Lewitzky, Bella, 1916-2004  Search this
Lewitzky, Bella, 1916-2004  Search this
Interviewer:
McGlynn, Betty Lochrie Hoag, 1914-2002  Search this
Subject:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12213
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213634
AAA_collcode_lewitz65
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213634

Bella Lewitzky scrapbook, 1937-1950

Creator:
Lewitzky, Bella, 1916-2004  Search this
Lewitzky, Bella, 1916-2004  Search this
Subject:
Horton, Lester  Search this
Federal Theater Project (Calif.)  Search this
Topic:
Ballet  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- United States  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9439
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211637
AAA_collcode_lewibell
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211637

Los Angeles in the forties - the pot of gold symposium sound recordings

Creator:
Fadiman, William  Search this
Haswell, Hal  Search this
Karlstrom, Paul J.  Search this
Kaufmann, Edward  Search this
Leach, Douglas  Search this
Lewitzky, Bella  Search this
McCoy, Esther  Search this
Meyer, Michael, 1940-  Search this
Pell, Iris  Search this
Rosen, Robert, 1940-  Search this
Starr, Kevin  Search this
Stein, Leonard  Search this
Steinberg, Michael, 1928-  Search this
Banham, Reyner  Search this
Barr, Claudia  Search this
Diehl, Digby  Search this
Ehrlich, Susan, 1942-  Search this
Humanities West  Search this
Los Angeles in the 40s (1985 : San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Names:
Humanities West  Search this
Collection Creator:
Archives of American Art  Search this
Extent:
6 Items (sound cassettes)
Container:
Item IM100RC.109
Item IM100RC.109
Item IM100RC.109
Item IM100RC.109
Item IM100RC.109
Item IM100RC.109
Type:
Archival materials
Audio [31027000708376]
Audio [31027000708434]
Audio [31027000708491]
Audio [3102700708202]
Audio [31027000708269]
Audio [31027000708327]
Sound recordings
Place:
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- History
Date:
1985 March 29-31
Scope and Contents:
Recordings of an interdisciplinary conference co-sponsored by Humanities West and the Archives of American Art, held in San Francisco, California, 1985 March 29-31, at the Asian Art Museum. The participants speak about the environment for the arts in Los Angeles during the 1940s. They include: architectural historian Reyner Banham, actor Claudia Barr, columnist Digby Diehl, art historian Susan Ehrlich, writer William Fadiman, actor Hal Haswell, coordinator Paul Karlstrom, professor Edward Kaufmann, actor Douglas Leach, choreographer Bella Lewitzky, architectural historian Esther McCoy, music historian Michael Meyer, dancer Iris Pell, film critic Robert Rosen, historian Kevin Starr, and music historians Leonard Stein and Michael Steinberg.
General:
Originally recorded on 4 sound cassettes.
Provenance:
Donated 1985 by Humanities West.
Collection Restrictions:
Use requires an appointment.
Topic:
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Arts -- California -- Los Angeles -- History  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.archiv57, Item AAA
See more items in:
Archives of American Art sound recordings
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-archiv57-ref3

Rinzler Fieldwork: Bella Lewitzky [sound recording]

Performer:
Lewitzky, Bella  Search this
Field worker:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 5 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Local number:
FP-RINZ-5RR-0842
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
See more items in:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audiorecordings, 1950-1994 292071
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_346986

Oral history interview with Bella Lewitzky

Creator:
Lewitzky, Bella  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Interviewer:
McGlynn, Betty Hoag  Search this
Names:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Extent:
2 Sound tape reels (Sound recordings (1 hour), 5 in.)
28 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound tape reels
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1965 Apr. 21
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Bella Lewitzky conducted 1965 Apr. 21, by Betty Hoag, for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical / Historical:
Bella Lewitzky (1916-2004) was a dancer, associated with the Federal Dance Project.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 11 min.
Provenance:
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.
Occupation:
Dancers -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.lewitz65
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-lewitz65

Bella Lewitzky scrapbook

Creator:
Lewitzky, Bella  Search this
Names:
Federal Theater Project (Calif.)  Search this
Horton, Lester, 1906-1953  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1937-1950
Scope and Contents:
Scrapbook containing clippings, theater programs, and newspaper articles about Lewitzky's career as a dancer in the southern California dance troupe the Lester Horton Group and the WPA Federal Theater Dance Group.
Biographical / Historical:
Ballet dancer, San Bernardino, Calif. Attended high school and junior college in San Bernardino. Danced with the WPA Federal Theatre Dance Group before joining the Lester Horton Group in Los Angeles where she became the group's prima ballerina.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1964 by Bella Lewitsky.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Ballet dancers -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Topic:
Ballet  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- United States  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.lewibell
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-lewibell

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