New Deal/WPA Art in Spencer, West Virginia

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

Spencer, WV Post Office
"Pastoral of Spencer" - plaster of Paris
by Vicken von Post Totten (1938)

Image courtesy of the USPS

Photograph taken by Diana Odom, Postmaster.

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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