New Deal/WPA Art in Elkhorn, Wisconsin

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

Elkhorn, WI Post Office
"Pioneer Postman" - oil on canvas
Tom Rost (1938)

Image courtesy of the USPS

Photograph taken by Jimmy Emerson, July 2005

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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