Reminiscences of Jan Hird Pokorny : oral history, 1998.
Scope and Contents
Pokorny, Jan Hird (1914-). Childhood and schooling in Austro-Hungarian Empire and Czechoslovakia; familial memories: World War I, emigration to United States, contemporary memories; Munich Crisis; schooling at Columbia School of Architecture; architectural and teaching career, especially at Columbia University; influences on his career and architectural style; preservation efforts: American and Czech; involvement in American Fund for Czech Refugees; experiences at New York Landmarks Commission; colleague reminiscences.
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