New Deal/WPA Art in Saint Johns, Oregon

This Post Office mural was funded by the Section of Fine Arts under the Treasury Department (north wall) and TRAP (south wall) and not by the WPA.

Saint Johns, OR Post Office
"Development of St. Johns"- murals
John Ballator (Eric Lamade and Louis DeMott Bunce, assistants) (1936)

Images courtesy of the USPS

Photographs taken by Merat Bagha of the Portland Baha'i Center, which has occupied the old Post Office building since 1992.

Photographs courtesy of Jimmy Emerson

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

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

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