Oral history interview with Don Camp

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.camp91
Creators:
Camp, Donald Eugene, 1940-
Hunter, Anne S.
Dates:
1991 June 6
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
166 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Don Camp conducted 1991 June 6, by Anne Schuster Hunter, for the Archives of American Art Philadelphia Project.
Scope and Contents
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.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Donald Eugene Camp (1940- ) is a photographer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 4777 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Sponsor
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.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
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.

General
General
Originally recorded on 4 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 7 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 13 min.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Patrons must use microfilm copy.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
African American photographers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photography, Artistic -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Recherché (Group) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Self-taught artists -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Tyler School of Art Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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