New Deal/WPA Art in Seattle,Washington
These Post Office murals were funded by the Section of Fine Arts under the Treasury Department and not the WPA.
Images courtesy of the USPS
Photographs taken by Colleen Jacox.
Due to renovations, the public entrance is now through the basement. The murals are located "upstairs" in what is now the work floor (the former lobby). Public access is limited, but possible with permission.
Democratic Vistas: Post Offices and Public Art in the New Deal
by Marlene Park & Gerald E. Markowitz
Thanks to Jimmy Emerson who contributed the photographs and location information!
The Post Mark Collectors Club (PMCC) Post Office photo page at: http://www.postmarks.org/photos
© 2006 Nancy Lorance
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