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Oral history interview with Aarre K. Lahti, 1964

Lahti, Aarre K., 1908-1993

Art teacher, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 52 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hrs., 55 min.

Summary: An interview of Aarre Lahti conducted by Heyward Ehrlich in 1964 for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Aarre K. Lahti (1908-1993) was a sculptor and an instructor in Ann Arbor, Mich.


This interview is part of the Archives' 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 others.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Aarre K. Lahti, 1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.