New Deal/WPA Art in Saint Marys, West Virginia

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

Saint Marys, WV Post Office
"St. Mary's and the Industries of the Region" - oil on canvas
Alexander B. Clayton (1939)

Image courtesy of the USPS

Photograph taken by Robin L. Hendershot, Postmaster, (2004)

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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