New Deal/WPA Art in Tallahassee, Florida

These Post Office murals were funded by the Section of Fine Arts under the Treasury Department and not the WPA.

Tallahassee, FL Post Office
(now used as the Bankruptcy Courthouse Building)
"History of Florida" - oil on canvas (8 panels)
Edward Buk Ulreich (1939)

"Saturiba Receiving the French"

"Drake Attacking St. Augustine"

"Andrew Jackson"

"Bimini Island"

"Ponce de Leon"

"Five Flags"

"Osceola in Conference with Hernandez"
and "Modern Florida" panels not shown

Images courtesy of the USPS

Photographs taken by Jimmy Emerson

Reference Source:
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!

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

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