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Oral history interview with Grace Greenwood, 1965 Jan 29

Interviewee:
Greenwood, Grace, 1905-
Interviewer:
Trovato, Joseph S., 1912-1983
Subject:
Federal Art Project
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Treasury Relief Art Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
Sound recording: 1 sound tape reel ; 5 in.
Transcript: 8 p.
General Note:
An interview of Rollin Crampton conducted by J. Trovato is also on this tape.
Summary:
An interview of Grace Greenwood conducted 1965 Jan. 29, by Joseph Trovato, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.
Greenwood speaks of her background and art education; her mural work before joining the Treasury Relief Art Project; working on a post office mural in Camden, New Jersey; participating in the WPA Federal Art Project's easel painting project; and her post-FAP career.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Grace Greenwood, 1965 Jan 29. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Grace A. Greenwood, (1905-), painter and mural painter of Woodstock, New York.
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
Mural painting and decoration
Muralists
Painters
Sound recordings
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11861
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216474
AAA_collcode_greenw65
Theme:
New Deal
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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