New Deal/WPA Art in Appalachia, Virginia

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

Appalachia, VA Post Office
"Appalachia" - oil on canvas
Lucile Blanch (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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