New Deal/WPA Art in Jenkins, Kentucky
These Post Office terra cotta reliefs were funded by the Section of Fine Arts under the Treasury Department and not the WPA.
Jenkins, KY Post
Photographs above provided by the artist's
son, Ernest Thalinger, Jr.
Current view photograph courtesy of Jimmy Emerson.
Images courtesy of the USPS
Democratic Vistas: Post Offices and Public Art in the New Deal
by Marlene Park & Gerald E. Markowitz
© 2006 Nancy Lorance
All Rights Reserved.