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Oral history interview with Don Camp, 1991 June 6

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Interviewee:
Camp, Donald Eugene, 1940-
Interviewer:
Hunter, Anne S.
Subject:
Tyler School of Art
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript 166 pages
General Note:
Originally recorded on 4 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 7 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 13 min.
Access Note / Rights:
Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Summary:
An interview of Don Camp conducted 1991 June 6, by Anne Schuster Hunter, for the Archives of American Art Philadelphia Project.
Camp discusses his family, childhood and education; serving in the military; teaching himself photography; interest in the work of Eugene Smith and Roy de Carava; working for the Philadelphia "Bulletin"; the importance of the Bahai religion; graduate work at Temple University's Tyler School of Art; the development of his photographic style; racism and multiculturalism; and the artists' group Recherché.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Don Camp, 1991 June 6. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 4777 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Funding:
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.
Biography Note:
Donald Eugene Camp (1940- ) is a photographer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics, and administrators.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
African American photographers
Interviews
Photographers
Photography, Artistic
Recherché (Group)
Self-taught artists
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11494
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214617
AAA_collcode_camp91
Theme:
African American
Photography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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