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Oral history interview with Rosamond Gilder, 1965 Apr. 1

Gilder, Rosamond


Collection Information

Size: Sound recording: 1 Sound tape reel, 7 in.; 34 Pages, Transcript

Format: An interview of Henry La Farge conducted by H. Phillips is also on this tape.

Summary: An interview of Rosamond Gilder conducted by Harlan Phillips on 1965 Apr. 1 for the Archives of American Art.
Gilder speaks of the WPA Federal Theater Project, its success, and her opinions of federal support for theater. She recalls Hallie Flanagan and Madalyn O'Shay.

Biographical/Historical Note

Drama critic; New York, N.Y. Born in 1896. Died in 1986.


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

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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Rosamond Gilder, 1965 Apr. 1. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.