New Deal/WPA Art in Alamogordo, New Mexico

These murals were funded by the Section of Fine Arts under the Treasury Department and not the WPA.

Alamogordo, NM Federal Building
"Sun and Rain" - fresco
Peter Hurd (1940)

The building is now the Lincoln National Forest Supervisor's Office.

Images courtesy of the USPS

Photographs taken by Kiernan Holliday

Reference Source:
Democratic Vistas: Post Offices and Public Art in the New Deal
by Marlene Park & Gerald E. Markowitz

Thanks to Kiernan Holliday who contributed the photographs and information!

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