The Federal Emergency Relief Administration (F.E.R.A.) worked to improve Seattle’s former Railroad Avenue ca. 1933-4. Railroad Avenue was later replaced by the Alaskan Way.
This 1938 Section of Fine Arts mural”Miners at Work” by Jacob Elshin was originally installed in the Renton post office. Elshin “actually visited underground mines and sketched miners at work for his mural in Renton, Washington, that depicted this historic… read more
Multiple Section of Fine Arts murals hang in Seattle’s University Station post office. The murals by Jacob Elshin were painted in 1939 and are entitled Historical Review of Education and Present Day Education and Present Day Education. The murals are… read more