Lost New Deal Paintings Found at Beaver Dam Middle School in Wisconsin

Photo: KEN THOMAS Daily Citizen.

Two New Deal paintings that depict industry and early settlement were recently found behind a wall of cabinets at the Beaver Dam Middle School in Wisconsin.

Installed in 1934, the paintings were removed in 1995, when the district remodeled the middle school. Read the full story here.

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