New Deal/WPA Art in Fort Pierce, Florida

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.

Fort Pierce, FL Post Office
(now in City Hall)
"Osceola Holding Informal Court with His Chiefs" - oil on canvas
by Lucile Blanch (1938)

Photograph taken by Tim Harrington - May 2005.

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.

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