Oral history interview with Clair Laning and Mary Perry, 1964 Apr. 2

Laning, Clair
Arts administrator
Active in N.M.

Size: Transcript: 26 p.

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 6 min.

Collection Summary: An interview of Clair Laning and Mary Perry conducted 1964 Apr. 2, by Sylvia Loomis, for the Archives of American Art .

Biographical/Historical Note: Clair Laning and Mary Perry were administrators for the WPA Federal Art Project in New Mexico.

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.

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