Oral history interview with Clair Laning and Mary Perry, 1964 Apr. 2
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden
Federal Art Project (N.M.)
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
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Transcript: 26 p.
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 6 min.
An interview of Clair Laning and Mary Perry conducted 1964 Apr. 2, by Sylvia Loomis, for the Archives of American Art .
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Clair Laning and Mary Perry, 1964 Apr. 2. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Clair Laning and Mary Perry were administrators for the WPA Federal Art Project in New Mexico.
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.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001