Butler, Joseph Green
Painter, Arts administrator
Active in Youngstown, Ohio
Size: Transcript: 77 pages
Format: Originally recorded on 3 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 5 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 48 min.
Collection Summary: An interview of Joseph Green Butler conducted 1977 July 13-14, by Louise Brune Orr, for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical/Historical Note: Joseph Green Butler (1901-1981) was an art administrator and painter from Youngstown, Ohio.
This interview is part of the Archives' Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.