Oral history interview with Helen Bess Clarke and James Mitchell Clarke

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.clarke64
Creators:
Clarke, Helen Bess, 1904-
Clarke, James Mitchell
McGlynn, Betty Hoag
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1964 June 24
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
48 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Helen Bess Clarke and James Mitchell Clarke conducted 1964 June 24, by Betty Hoag, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.
Scope and Contents
The Clarkes reminisce about their work for the Curriculum Project during the Works Progress Administration.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Helen Bess Clarke (1904- ) was an educator and James Mitchell Clarke (1903-1976) was a writer and they lived in San Diego, California.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This interview 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.

General
General
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 32 min.

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United States. Works Progress Administration Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Washington, D.C. 20001
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