New Deal/WPA Art in Forest, Mississippi

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

Forest, MS Post Office
"Forest Loggers" - mural
Julien Binford (1941)

Image courtesy of the USPS

Photograph taken by William Pitts, The New Southern View

Article courtesy of The New Southern View

"Murals in the Post Office: Forest Loggers in Forest," from the Summer 2007 issue of The New Southern View Online Magaine - pdf copy

Reference Source:
Democratic Vistas: Post Offices and Public Art in the New Deal
by Marlene Park & Gerald E. Markowitz

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