New Deal/WPA Art in Alta Vista, Virginia

This Post Office mural was funded by the Section of Fine Arts under the Treasury Department and not the WPA.

Alta Vista, VA Post Office
"The Growing Community" - oil on canvas
Herman Maril (1940)

Image courtesy of the USPS

Photograph taken by Jimmy Emerson

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

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