New Deal Art in Pontotoc, Mississippi
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.
The Pontotoc, MS Post Office was built
in 1937. The oil-on-canvas mural
Many thanks to Jimmy Emerson
who contributed the photographs.
The Post Mark Collectors Club (PMCC) Photo page at: http://www.postmarks.org/photos
© 2004 Nancy Lorance
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