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Oral history interview with Grace Greenwood, 1965 Jan 29

Greenwood, Grace, 1905-

Muralist, Painter


Collection Information

Size: Sound recording: 1 Sound tape reel, 5 in.; 8 Pages, Transcript

Format: An interview of Rollin Crampton conducted by J. Trovato is also on this tape.

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

Grace A. Greenwood, (1905-), painter and mural painter of Woodstock, New York.


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.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Grace Greenwood, 1965 Jan 29. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.