New Deal/WPA Art in Saint Albans, West Virginia

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

Saint Albans, WV Post Office
"Science and Industry" - wood
Reuben R. Kramer (1941)
(moved to new Post Office Building)

Image courtesy of the USPS

Photograph taken by Ed Hacala

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

Thanks to Jimmy Emerson who sent the photograph!

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

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