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"Sea Forms" Interior Mosaic

Maritime Museum: Johnson Mosaic – San Francisco CA

Date added: June 18, 2008

Sargent Johnson created this two part project “Sea Forms” for the WPA “comprised of a 30 feet long, 14 feet high greenish-gray slate facade titled, Sea Forms, that was placed over the main entrance to the Maritime Museum on Polk… read more

"Industrial Activities in Long beach"

Long Beach Polytechnic High School Mural – Long Beach CA

Date added: June 18, 2008

This mural “Industrial Activities in Longbeach” wraps around an interior stairwell at Polytechnic High School between buildings 300 and 400. It was painted by Ivan Bartlett and Jean Swiggett in 1938 with support from the WPA Federal Art Project. It… read more

Sacramento City College Mural – Sacramento CA

Date added: June 18, 2008

“Importance of Education in Sacramento” by Ralph Stackpole was painted in 1937 with support from the WPA Federal Art Project. “San Francisco painter and sculptor Ralph Stackpole was among the artists who created on the federal dime. He spent the… read more

"Colonial Spanish Santa Monica"

Santa Monica City Hall – Mural I – Santa Monica CA

Date added: June 18, 2008

“The City Hall walls feature historic Stanton Macdonald-Wright murals documenting the citys and the states history. MacDonald-Wright, is the founder of the Synchromism art movement. He pioneered a method called Petrachrome, painting murals with a liquid mixture of materials including… read more

Russian Gulch bridge - Mendocino CA

Russian Gulch Bridge – Mendocino CA

Date added: June 18, 2008

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) played an important role in the construction of highway 1 along the California coast during the 1930s – most famously along the Big Sur coastline. WPA crews also worked on highway 1 in Mendocino County,… read more

Cotton Auditorium

Cotton Auditorium – Fort Bragg CA

Date added: June 18, 2008

The Cotton auditorium stands adjacent to the Fort Bragg Middle School (formerly Fort Bragg High School).  It was completed in 1938 with Public Works Administration (PWA) funding and named after Principal Joel Cotton in 1939. It was restored in 2006. The… read more

Mendocino Woodlands State Park

Mendocino Woodlands Camp – Mendocino CA

Date added: June 18, 2008

“The most interesting site though was the 700 acre Mendocino Woodlands State Park located in the Jackson State Forest about 8 miles east of Highway One. The site is long, narrow and steeply sloped. See map of camp 1 above…. read more