• Lakeview Post Office Mural - Chicago IL
    During the Great Depression, the Works Progress Administration was the greatest and most ambitious agency to come out of FDR’s New Deal that employed mostly the unskilled. One sector of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) was the Federal Art Project (FAP), and from that was born the Mural Division. This sought to not only employ artists that were struggling financially, but also to bring art to the public. There were many divisions of the FAP that had similar goals, but the Mural Division had a grand vision, and a lasting legacy. It showcased the talent of many artists in that...
  • Post Office Mural - Ambler PA
    Harry Sternberg painted this oil on canvas mural in 1939, entitled "The Family--Industry and Agriculture"--with funds provided by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts. The man, woman, and child in the mural are Sternberg, his wife, and their infant child. Created for the then-new former post office in Ambler, it has since been relocated to Ambler's current postal facility.
  • Post Office Mural - Sellersville PA
    The tempera-on-canvas mural "Susquehanna Trail" was painted as a federal Treasury Department Section of Fine Arts project by Harry Sternberg. The work was installed in the lobby of the then-new Sellersville post office in 1937.