Oral history interview with Paul Eliot Green

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.green65
Creators:
Green, Paul, 1894-1981
Doud, Richard Keith
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1965 July 13
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Sound tape reel
Sound recordings: (2 hours)
7 in.
24 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
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.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Paul Eliot Green was a writer with the Federal Theater Project from Chapel Hill, N.C.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
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.

Keywords
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Federal aid to the arts Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Authors -- North Carolina -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Flanagan, Hallie, 1890-1969 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal Theater Project Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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