Oral history interview with LaVerne Krause

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.krause83
Creators:
Krause, LaVerne, 1924-1987
Kolisch, Marian W.
Dates:
1983 Apr. 17-Aug. 18
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
81 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of LaVerne Krause conducted 1983 Apr. 17-Aug. 18, by Marian W. Kolisch, for the Archives of American Art's Northwest Oral History Project, at the artist's studio, in Portland, Or. Krause speaks of her youth and family background; her education at the University of Oregon; the difficulties in being a parent while trying to pursue an art career; developing her own style and avoiding trends; her economic and personal difficulties; her travels to the Southwest, Europe, and Norway; her involvement in civic and art activities; and the public's changing tastes in art. She recalls Louis Bunce.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
LaVerne Krause (1924-1987) was a painter, printmaker, and educator from Portland, Or.

Administration
Existence and Location of Originals
Transcript also available at the University of Washington, Manuscripts Collection, and at the Oregon Historical Society.
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' Northwest Oral History Project, begun in 1982 to document the Northwest artistic community through interviews with painters, sculptors, craftsmen, educators, curators, and others, in Oregon, Washington and Montana.

General
General
Originally recorded on 4 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 8 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hrs., 12 min.

Keywords
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Educators -- Oregon -- Portland -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Bunce, Louis, 1907-1983 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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