New Deal/WPA Art in Morgan Park, Chicago, Illinois

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

Morgan Park Station, Chicago, IL
st Office
"Father Marquette - 1674"
oil on canvas
J. Theodore Johnson (1937)

Photograph taken by
Julie Elbert, August 2006

Image courtesy of the USPS

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

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