Oral history interview with Clay Spohn, 1964 October 5 and 1965 September 25
Spohn, Clay Edgar, 1898-1977
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington),, 1920-
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
New York (State)
Transcript: 120 pages.
Originally recorded on 4 sound cassettes and 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 6 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 25 min. Sound quality is poor.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
An interview of Clay Spohn conducted 1964 October 5 and 1965 September 25, by Harlan Phillips for the Archives of American Art.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Clay Spohn, 1964 October 5 and 1965 September 25. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Transcript available on line
Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
Clay Edgar Spohn (1898-1977) was a painter and instructor from New York, N.Y.
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