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Oral history interview with Adele Clark, 1963 November 16

Clark, Adèle, 1882-1983

Social reformer, Arts administrator


Collection Information

Size: 1 Sound tape reel, 7 in.; 35 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 4 min.

Summary: An interview of Adele Clark conducted on 1963 November 16, by Richard Doud, for the Archives of American Art.
Clark speaks of her role as administrator of the Federal Art Project in Virginia.

Biographical/Historical Note

Adele Clark (1882-1983) was an art administrator and Federal Art Project director from Richmond, Virginia.


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.

How to Use This Collection

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Adele Clark, 1963 November 16. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.