New Deal/WPA Art in Marceline, Missouri

Post Office New Deal Artwork

Most of the Post Office works of art were funded through commissions under the Treasury Department's Section of Painting and Sculpture (later known as The Section of Fine Arts) and not the WPA.

Images courtesy of the USPS

Marceline, MO Post Office
"Contemporary Life in Missouri" - tempera
Joseph Meert (1938)

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

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