Paul Green and Richard Wright

Paul Green - A Life in Pictures

A writer's enduring legacy is left behind both in words and in images. Here, we share some of the images left to us of Paul Green and his family, friends, and fellow writers. A slide show version is coming soon. You may click at the bottom of each page to continue the slide show.

If you wish to peruse the pictures individually, the listing of picture captions is as follows:

1897, at age 3, with sister Mary
Green family home, Harnett County, N.C.
Reentering UNC-CH after WWI, 1919
In Abraham's Bosom, 1926
Pulitzer Prize, 1927
Elizabeth Lay Green and Paul, Jr., Byrd, Betsy, and Janet, 1932
With "Proff" Koch, University of North Carolina, 1937
The Lost Colony, Manteo, N.C., 1937
L to R: DuBose Heyward, Clifford Odets, Paul Green, Frederick Koch, Barrett Clark
With Richard Wright on UNC campus, c. 1940
1955, at one of Paul Green's 17 outdoor dramas
Receiving honorary doctorate at UNC, June 4, 1956
With Betty Smith and other writers, Chapel Hill
Watching rehearsal of "Texas," 1966
The Weymouth Center, Southern Pines, with Sam Ragan
Paul Green with sculptor William Hipp, Chapel Hill, 1976
Bust at Paul Green Theatre, UNC-CH
Speaking on "Memories of Thomas Wolfe," 1981, UNC-CH Library

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