New Deal/WPA Art in Arlington, New Jersey

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

Arlington, NJ Post Office
"The City" and "The Marsh" - oil on canvas
Albert Kotin (1938)

Image courtesy of the USPS

Photograph taken by USPS Supervisor, 2006

The Arlington name was dropped and changed to Kearny on January 1, 1955.

Reference Source:
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!

Look for photographs of Post Office exteriors at the Post Mark Collectors Club (PMCC) Post Office photo page:

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