Archives of American Art

Oral history interview with Grace Greenwood

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.greenw65
Creators:
Greenwood, Grace, 1905-
Trovato, Joseph S., 1912-1983
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1965 Jan 29
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Sound tape reel
Sound recording
5 in.
6 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Grace Greenwood conducted 1965 Jan. 29, by Joseph Trovato, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.
Scope and Contents
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.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Grace A. Greenwood, (1905-), painter and mural painter of Woodstock, New York. Also went by Grace Greenwood Ames and Grace Crampton.

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.
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
This interview is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.

More Information
General
General
An interview of Rollin Crampton conducted by J. Trovato is also on this tape.


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