Worcester Public Library Murals - Worcester MA
"Three mural panels by Ralf Edgar Nickelsen are located on the second floor of the Main Library. The murals are titled:
Reading of the Mail – Communication of Ideas (87” x 204”). The women reading their mail and conversing represent the manufacturing workers of Worcester in the 1930’s.
Street Building – The Foundation of All Communication (97” x 204”). This depicts men building a road in the 1930’s.
Farming in the Worcester Region (97” x 382”). This depicts agricultural activities in the Worcester area prior to 1910. Men are reaping and women are gathering the fallen stalks into sheaves. Wheat and rye were...