The New Deal mural “Peach Orchard” was created for the then-new Batesburg, South Carolina post office. It was painted in 1941 by Irving A. Block. In the 1980s, the cities of Batesburg & Leesville combined into one city and a… read more
The historic former post office in Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania—now the Southwest Regional Police Department—houses an example of New Deal artwork: “Men of Coal and Steel,” painted by Michael Loew in 1942. The oil-on-canvas works were commissioned by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts.
Mural entitled “Oil Fields of Graham” painted by Alexandre Hogue, University of Tulsa Art Professor Emeritus, in 1939. The mural “depicts the area’s economic base, oil and natural gas production, and agriculture”(Old Post Office Museum and Art Center, opomac.net). The… read more
The oil-on-canvas mural “Indians Receiving Gifts from the Spanish” was commissioned by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts. The New Deal work was painted by Charles Russell Hardman and installed in the lobby of the historic Guntersville post office. As… read more
The former post office building in Huntington, New York contains a 1939 Section of Fine Arts mural by Paul Chapman entitled “Huntington Harbor.” Though the building is now occupied by Gundermann and Gundermann Insurance, the mural remains in its original… read more
The historic former post office in Little Falls, New Jersey—now the Little Falls Civic Center and Historical Society—houses an example of New Deal artwork: “Labor and Leisure,” an oil-on-canvas mural painted by James Brooks in 1939. The work was commissioned… read more