Oral history interview with Marion Greenwood, 1964 Jan. 31
Transcript: 15 p.
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.
Place of publication, production, or execution: New York (State)
General Note: Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 11 min.
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
interviewee: Greenwood, Marion, 1909-1970
interviewer: Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994
Subject: Treasury Relief Art Project
Subject: Federal Art Project
Subject: New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Record number: (DSI-AAA_CollID)11871
Record number: (DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213496
Record number: AAA_collcode_greenw64