New Deal/WPA Art in Camilla, Georgia

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

Camilla, GA Post Office
"Theme of the South" - oil on canvas
Laura G. Douglas (1942)

Images courtesy of the USPS

Photographs taken by Jimmy Emerson

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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