New Deal/WPA Art in Portales, New Mexico
This Post Office mural was funded by the Section of Fine Arts under the Treasury Department and not the WPA.
Portales, NM Post
Image courtesy of the USPS
Photograph taken Art Contreras, Postmaster, November 2004.
Democratic Vistas: Post Offices and Public Art in the New Deal
by Marlene Park & Gerald E. Markowitz
Thanks to Jimmy Emerson who contributed the photograph!
Look for photographs of Post Office exteriors at the Post Mark Collectors Club (PMCC) Post Office photo page: http://www.postmarks.org/photos
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