Oral history interview with Rosamond Gilder

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.gilder65
Creators:
Gilder, Rosamond
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington), 1920-
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1965 Apr. 1
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Sound tape reel
Sound recording
7 in.
34 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Rosamond Gilder conducted by Harlan Phillips on 1965 Apr. 1 for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
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.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Drama critic; New York, N.Y. Born in 1896. Died in 1986.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
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.

General
General
An interview of Henry La Farge conducted by H. Phillips is also on this tape.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
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Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Federal aid to the arts Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Theater critics -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Flanagan, Hallie, 1890-1969 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
O'Shay, Madalyn Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal Theatre Project (U.S.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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