Oral history interview with Clement Haupers
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.hauper65
Creators:
Haupers, Clement, 1900-
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington), 1920-
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1965 June 15
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Sound tape reel
Sound recordings: (2 hours 30 min.)
7 in.
71 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Clement Haupers conducted 1965 June 15, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art. Haupers speaks of his art education; becoming state and regional director for the Federal Art Project in Minnesota; some of the artists and people involved in the Project; difficulties and benefits of the Project; public perception of the Project and the WPA; mid-western attitudes toward art during the 1930s. He recalls Holger Cahill and Audrey McMahon.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Clement Haupers (1900-1982) was an art administrator, painter, and printmaker from St. Paul, Minn.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
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
Sound quality is poor.

Digital Content

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Federal aid to the arts Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arts administrators -- Minnesota -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Minnesota -- St. Paul -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Printmakers -- Minnesota -- St. Paul -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cahill, Holger, 1887-1960 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
McMahon, Audrey, 1900?-1981 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal Art Project (Minn.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Washington, D.C. 20001
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