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Oral history interview with Clement Haupers, 1965 June 15

Interviewee:
Haupers, Clement Bernard, 1900-1982
Interviewer:
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington),, 1920-
Subject:
Cahill, Holger
McMahon, Audrey
Federal Art Project (Minn.)
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Sound recordings: 1 sound tape reel (2 hours 30 min.) ; 7 in.
Transcript: 71 p.
General Note:
Sound quality is poor.
Summary:
An interview of Clement Haupers conducted 1965 June 15, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art. Haupers speaks of his art education; becoming state and regional director for the Federal Art Project in Minnesota; some of the artists and people involved in the Project; difficulties and benefits of the Project; public perception of the Project and the WPA; mid-western attitudes toward art during the 1930s. He recalls Holger Cahill and Audrey McMahon.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Clement Haupers, 1965 June 15. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Clement Haupers (1900-1982) was an art administrator, painter, and printmaker from St. Paul, Minn.
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.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Arts administrators
Federal aid to the arts
Interviews
Painters
Printmakers
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13315
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213562
AAA_collcode_hauper65
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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