New Deal/WPA Art in Kent, Washington

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

Kent, WA Post Office

"From Far Away" - wood reliefs
Zygmund Sazevich (1941)

These murals have been moved to new Post Office building.

Images courtesy of the USPS

Photographs taken by Tim Swett

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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