New Deal/WPA Art in Palmyra, Pennsylvania

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

Palmyra, PA Post Office
"Reaping," "The Oldest Church in the Valley," and "Ploughing" - wood reliefs
Alice Decker (1940)
(now on display at the Bindnagle Lutheran Church in Palmyra)*

Image courtesy of the USPS

*information and photograph provided by Lynne Shuey, Bindnagle Lutheran Church

Photograph courtesy of Jimmy Emerson

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

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

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