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Oral history interview with Rosamond Gilder, 1965 Apr. 1

Interviewee:
Gilder, Rosamond
Interviewer:
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington),, 1920-
Subject:
Flanagan, Hallie
O'Shay, Madalyn
Federal Theatre Project (U.S.)
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
Sound recording: 1 sound tape reel ; 7 in.
Transcript: 34 p.
General Note:
An interview of Henry La Farge conducted by H. Phillips is also on this tape.
Access Note / Rights:
Use requires an appointment.
Summary:
An interview of Rosamond Gilder conducted by Harlan Phillips on 1965 Apr. 1 for the Archives of American Art.
Gilder speaks of the WPA Federal Theater Project, its success, and her opinions of federal support for theater. She recalls Hallie Flanagan and Madalyn O'Shay.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Rosamond Gilder, 1965 Apr. 1. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Drama critic; New York, N.Y. Born in 1896. Died in 1986.
Provenance:
This interview 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.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts
Interviews
Sound recordings
Theater critics
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12716
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213488
AAA_collcode_gilder65
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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