New Deal/WPA Art in Ventura, California

These murals in the US Post Office, Ventura, CA were funded
by TRAP (Treasury Relief Art Project) and not the WPA.

Ventura, CA Post Office
"Agriculture and Industries of Ventura" - oil on canvas
by Gordon K. Grant (1938)

Photographs taken by Shelly Heath

Images courtesy of the USPS

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

Thanks to Jimmy Emerson who contributed the photograph and his website, the Post Marks Collectors Club (PMCC) at

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