New Deal/WPA Art in Anacortes, Washington

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

Anacortes, WA Post Office
"Halibut Fishing" - oil on canvas
Kenneth Callahan (1940)

Image courtesy of the USPS

Photograph taken by the Postmaster

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

Thanks to Jimmy Emerson who contributed the photograph and his website, the Post Marks Collectors Club (PMCC) at

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