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Oral history interview with Paul Eliot Green, 1965 July 13

Interviewee:
Green, Paul, 1894-1981
Interviewer:
Doud, Richard Keith
Subject:
Flanagan, Hallie
Federal Theater Project
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Sound recordings: 1 sound tape reel (2 hours) ; 7 in.
Transcript: 24 p.
Summary:
An interview of Paul Eliot Green conducted 1965 July 13, by Richard Doud, for the Archives of American Art. Green speaks of his background and education; early ventures in writing plays; the history of theater in the South; the Federal Theater Project in the South; writing plays for the Project; the Project's legacy, and his feelings about government support for the arts, and the WPA. He recalls Hallie Flanagan.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Paul Eliot Green, 1965 July 13. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Paul Eliot Green was a writer with the Federal Theater Project from Chapel Hill, N.C.
Provenance:
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:
Authors
Federal aid to the arts
Interviews
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11649
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213494
AAA_collcode_green65
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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