New Deal/WPA Art in Newberg, Oregon

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

Newberg, OR Post Office
"Early Mail Carriers of the West" - oil on canvas
Rockwell Carey (1937)
(The Newberg mural was cleaned in 2005.)

Image courtesy of the USPS

Photograph taken by Paul Jackson, Post Master

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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