New Deal/WPA Art in Walterboro, South Carolina

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

Walterboro, SC Post Office
"Past and Present Agriculture and Industry of Colleton County" - mural
by Sheffield Kagy (1938)

Image courtesy of the USPS

Photograph taken by Mary Ann Cannady.

This mural remains in the original Post Office building
which is now being used as the Cannady Agency.

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 and location information!

Look for photographs of Post Office exteriors at the Post Mark Collectors Club (PMCC) Post Office photo page:

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