New Deal/WPA Art in Atlantic City, New Jersey

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

Atlantic City, NJ Post Office
"Family Recreations" and "Youth" - oil on canvas
Peppino Mangravite (1939)

Images courtesy of the USPS

Photographs taken by Ira Youtie.

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 photographs.

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

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