New Deal/WPA Art in Union, Missouri

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

Union, MO Post Office
"Aspects of Rural Missouri" - fresco
James Penney (1941)

Image courtesy of the USPS

This Post Office mural was restored by Parma Conservation, Inc.

Photograph from Elizabeth Kendall,
Parma Conservation, Inc., Chicago, Illinois 60608

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

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