New Deal/WPA Art in Mannington, West Virginia

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

Mannington, WV Post Office
"Landscape at Frogtown" - oil on canvas
Richard Zoellner (1942)

Images courtesy of the USPS

Photographs by Janet Cain, 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 sent the photographs!

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

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