Edward Laning painted the mural “The Long Hunters Discover Daniel Boone” for the Treasury Section of Fine Arts in 1942. It is viewable in the William H. Natcher U.S. Courthouse lobby.
Hans E. Prehn created this plaster sculpture “Saw Mill,” financed by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts, for the old post office. It was moved to the Cotton Museum in the early 2000’s and is not viewable in the front… read more
The Works Progress Administration had an active presence in New Bedford, providing funds for massive construction and city improvement efforts. Suggestions for an airfield near New Bedford first appear in documents from 1936, proposing a route “via Fall River and… read more