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Oral history interview with Marion Greenwood, 1964 Jan. 31

view Oral history interview with Marion Greenwood, 1964 Jan. 31 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Greenwood, Marion, 1909-1970
Interviewer:
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994
Subject:
Federal Art Project
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Treasury Relief Art Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
New York (State)
Physical Description:
Transcript: 15 p.
General Note:
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformated in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 11 min.
Summary:
An interview of Marion Greenwood conducted on 1964 Jan. 31, by Dorothy Seckler, for the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project.
Greenwood speaks of her background and education; her mural work before joining the Treasury Relief Art Project; working on murals for the Red Hook Housing Project in Brooklyn, N.Y.; changing from murals to easel paintings; and her opinions regarding government support for the arts.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Marion Greenwood, 1964 Jan. 31. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Marion Greenwood (1909-1970) was a painter, lithographer, mosaicist, fresco, and mural painter from New York, N.Y.
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:
Federal aid to the arts
Interviews
Lithographers
Mosaicists
Mural painting and decoration
Muralists
Painters
Sound recordings
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11871
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213496
AAA_collcode_greenw64
Theme:
New Deal
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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