New Deal/WPA Art in Dresden, Tennessee
Most of the post office works of art were funded under the Treasury Department's Section commissions. Those works that were created using TRAP funds are so indicated. Although the WPA funded the construction of post office buildings, the artwork was not WPA but was usually produced under the Section or TRAP programs.
The Dresden, TN Post Office was built in 1936.
The mural, entitled "Retrospection,"
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