New Deal/WPA Art in Louisville, Georgia

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

Louisville, GA Post Office
"Plantation, Transportation, Education" - oil on canvas
Abraham Harriton (1941)
(This mural was removed in 1987 on orders of the then Postmaster. It is now in a meeting room at the Augusta, GA Visitors Center in the Old Mill.)

Image courtesy of the USPS

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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