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    "The British Come to See Augusta"

    Post Office Mural (relocated) – Augusta GA

    Date added: October 28, 2012; Modified: May 11, 2024

    This Treasury Section of Fine Arts mural was painted by William Dean Faussett in tempera on gesso in 1939. From contributor Jimmy Emerson, DVM: “It was originally installed in the Augusta PO but now is in storage in the Augusta… read more

    Streets – Calhoun GA

    Date added: August 3, 2023

    In 1934 the Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) completed a Civil Works Administration (CWA) project in Calhoun, Georgia: “work on the streets in Calhoun.”

    Crane Eater School (former) – Calhoun GA

    Date added: August 3, 2023

    In 1934 the Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) completed a Civil Works Administration (CWA) project in Crane Eater, Georgia, about six miles east of Calhoun: a two-room schoolhouse. The location and status of the building is unknown to Living New… read more

    J. Roy Rowland Courthouse and Post Office – Dublin GA

    Date added: September 8, 2013; Modified: July 26, 2023

    This New Deal federal building was constructed in 1936-37 by the Treasury Department under supervising architect Louis A. Simon. The building is located back-to-back with the county courthouse.

    Gymnasium – Jeffersonville GA

    Date added: May 9, 2022

    A photograph on the website “Vanishing Georgia” identifies the building along the south side of Church Street at Library Street in Jeffersonville, Georgia to be a gymnasium constructed by the Works Progress Administration (WPA). As of 2022 the building does… read more

    Fort Mountain Stone Tower

    Fort Mountain State Park – Chatsworth GA

    Date added: April 3, 2022; Modified: April 3, 2022

    Fort Mountain State Park in northern Georgia was constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) during the 1930s. Part of the Cohutta Mountain Range, the park gained its name for a stone structure located along a mountaintop in the area…. read more

    University of Georgia, Laboratory Building

    University of Georgia: Laboratory Building – Athens GA

    Date added: December 7, 2011; Modified: September 2, 2021

    “This project, known as the ‘Laboratory Building,’ is 2 stories and a basement in height. The basement contains the manual-training department, recreation rooms, an infirmary, a sewing room, kitchen, cafeteria, and the heating plant. On the first floor are 8… read more

    Beeson Hall (GCSU) - Milledgeville GA

    Beeson Hall (GCSU) – Milledgeville GA

    Date added: December 18, 2016; Modified: July 17, 2021

    Beeson Hall was one of multiple buildings constructed on the GCSU campus with the assistance of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. It was completed in 1937.

    Sanford Hall 1950s

    Sanford Hall (GCSU) – Milledgeville GA

    Date added: December 18, 2016; Modified: July 17, 2021

    Sanford Hall was one of multiple buildings constructed on the GCSU campus with the assistance of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. It was completed in 1938.

    Porter Hall (GCSU) - Milledgeville GA

    Porter Hall (GCSU) – Milledgeville GA

    Date added: December 18, 2016; Modified: July 17, 2021

    Porter Hall was one of multiple buildings constructed on the GCSU campus with the assistance of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. “The Music and Theater Building facing Wilkinson St. was constructed in 1939 over and around a 1912 steam… read more

    Rockdale County Courthouse (Old Post Office) – Conyers GA

    Date added: December 20, 2016; Modified: April 4, 2021

    The historic Rockdale County Courthouse building in Conyers, Georgia was constructed with federal funds as the community’s post office ca. 1939. The building housed an example of New Deal artwork, which has since been relocated.

    City Hall (Old Post Office) – Commerce GA

    Date added: December 20, 2016; Modified: February 10, 2021

    The historic City Hall building in Commerce, Georgia was constructed with federal funds as the community’s post office ca. 1936. The building housed an example of New Deal artwork, which has since been relocated.

    Municipal Court Building (Old Post Office) – Jackson GA

    Date added: August 26, 2020; Modified: August 26, 2020

    The Municipal Court building in Jackson, Georgia was constructed as the city’s post office during the 1930s. This New Deal structure served as the post office until 1995, upon its relocation to East 2nd St. The building also housed an… read more

    "Cotton--From Field to Mill"

    Post Office Mural – Jackson GA

    Date added: October 28, 2012; Modified: August 26, 2020

    This Section of Fine Arts mural, entitled “Cotton–From Field to Mill,” was painted in 1940 by Philip Evergood, for the then-new Jackson post office at 132 S Mulberry St. It was moved to the retail lobby of the current post… read more

    Ocmulgee National Monument: Visitor Center – Macon GA

    Date added: December 23, 2017; Modified: June 18, 2019

    The striking Art Moderne visitor center at Ocmulgee National Monument has New Deal roots, featuring involvement by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) and the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). The National Park Service (NPS) website has this to say about the… read more