New Deal Art in Springfield, Kentucky

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.

Springfield, KY Post Office
"Signing of the Marriage Contract of Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks,"
"Kentucky Pioneer," and "Wood Chopper" - limestone reliefs
by Richard Davis (1941)
photograph by Jimmy Emerson taken May 23, 2004

Many thanks to Jimmy Emerson who contributed the photograph.

If you want to view the exterior of a post office, check out the Post Mark Collectors Club (PMCC) Photo page at:

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