New Deal/WPA Art in Weirton, West Virginia
This Post Office mural was funded by the Section of Fine Arts under the Treasury Department and not the WPA.
Weirton, WV, Cove Station Post
Image courtesy of the USPS
This completed image came from the national
archives (121-GA-21-GLINSKY-5239). The building in which it was installed
is currently vacant.
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: http://www.postmarks.org/photos
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