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  • Post Office (former) Sculpture - Burlingame CA
    The cast stone sculpture "The Letter," by James Hansen, was completed in 1941 with Treasury Section of Fine Arts funds. The sculpture can be found in the front of the historic former post office in Burlingame. NOTE: The building has since been demolished. The state of the sculpture is presently unknown to Living New Deal.
  • Post Office (former) Sculpture - Canton NC
    The historic New Deal post office in Canton, North Carolina is privately owned. This terra cotta sculpture "Paper," created by Sam Bell, was funded by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts. It still hangs in the building lobby today.
  • Post Office (former) Sculpture - Weirton WV
    "Pony Express and Rural Delivery" This bas relief, cast stone sculpture, unveiled in 1940 by Vincent Glinsky for the Treasury Section of Fine Arts is at the site of the former Weirton Post Office. The post office moved out of the building in the 1960s and it has remained vacant.
  • Post Office (former) Sculpture (missing) - Toms River NJ
    The old Toms River post office, located at 40 Washington St., housed an example of New Deal artwork: "Boating on Barnegat Bay," a sculpture created by Milton Hebald in 1941. The work was commissioned by the federal Treasury Section of Fine Arts. Unfortunately the whereabouts of the sculpture are presently unknown.
  • Post Office (former): Calfee Sculpture - Fresno CA
    Artist William H. Calfee created this cast concrete sculpture for the post office exterior in 1940 under the auspices of the Treasury Section of Fine Arts.
  • Post Office (former): Garner Bas Relief - Fresno CA
    A poured stone relief of a woman and a set of scales signifying "Justice." Approximately 10' high x 5' wide x 1' deep. The sculpture was created in 1940 by Archibald Garner with support from the Treasury Section of Fine Arts.
  • Post Office and Court House Mural - Fort Scott KS
    Oscar E. Berninghaus painted this Section of Fine Arts oil-on-canvas mural entitled "Border Gateways" in 1937 in the Fort Scott federal courthouse. As of 2007, the federal court room was empty. Access was possible with permission from the post office, housed downstairs. This work is a placid scene showing settlers travelling into the Kansas Territory as a result of the “Enabling Act of Kansas Territory” in 1854. There appear to be rows of newly cut wheat and Native Americans looking on the settlers at the front left, with cavalry at the front right. A stagecoach is in the background, possibly the...
  • Post Office and Courthouse Art - Miami FL
    "The David W. Dyer Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, formerly known simply as the U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, is an historic United States Post Office and federal courthouse of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida located at 300 Northeast 1st Avenue in Miami, Florida... The mural Law Guides Florida Progress completed by artist Denman Fink in 1941 is located above the judge's bench and is flanked by two pairs of Ionic marble pilasters. The mural depicts the positive impact of justice guiding Florida's economic development. Fink included a likeness of himself as a draftsman and...
  • Post Office and Courthouse Mural - Athens GA
    "Spring in Georgia" by artist Andree Ruellan was painted in 1942, with funding from the Treasury Section of Fine Arts. The mural was originally installed in the Lawrenceville, GA post office. It was on traveling exhibit in 2006 in honor of the artist's 100th birthday. The photo was taken in the Columbus GA Museum of Art. Medium: oil on canvas
  • Post Office and Courthouse Mural - Marquette MI
    An oil-on-canvas mural entitled "Marquette Exploring Shores of Lake Superior" was painted by Dewey Albinson and installed in the new U.S. Post Office and Federal Courthouse in Marquette, Michigan in 1938.  The mural measures 4’8” x 15’.
  • Post Office Bas Relief - Ayer MA
    The post office in Ayer, Massachusetts houses an example of New Deal artwork: "Rural Mail," a wood relief commissioned by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts. Installed in the lobby in 1943, the work was created by Leo Friedlander.
  • Post Office Bas Relief - Bloomfield IN
    The terra cotta relief "Waiting for the Mail," by Lillian Swann Saarinen, was completed with New Deal funds in 1941. The work is visible in the historic Bloomfield post office building.
  • Post Office Bas Relief - Carthage MS
    Peter Dalton completed this carved wood bas relief, entitled "Lumbermen Rolling a Log," in 1941 with funds provided by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts. It is viewable in the lobby of Carthage's historic post office.
  • Post Office Bas Relief - Chesterfield SC
    The Chesterfield post office contains a 1939 plaster relief by Bruno Mankowski entitled "The Farmer's Letters," which was created under the auspices of the Treasury Section of Fine Arts. The work is still displayed in the lobby of the post office.
  • Post Office Bas Relief - Clinton MA
    A plaster bas relief: "History of a Letter," was created by Theodore C. Barbarossa in 1939 as a commission by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts. The work was originally installed in the then-new post office on Union Street. It has since been relocated to the current Clinton post office at 320 High Street, behind glass in the building's public lobby.
  • Post Office Bas Relief - Covina CA
    Atanas Katchamakoff created a Spanish cedar relief, "Covina Desert Orange Groves," to frame a door in the Covina, CA, post office lobby. The project was funded by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts (TSFA) and likely completed in 1939. Note: Established in 1939, the Section of Fine Arts succeeded the Treasury Section of Painting and Sculpture (1934-1938) and the Treasury Section of Fine Arts (1938-1939) in overseeing artworks created to enhance public buildings, notably post offices.
  • Post Office Bas Relief - Crooksville OH
    The terra cotta relief entitled "Potter" was commissioned by the federal Treasury Section of Fine Arts. It was installed in Crooksville's historic post office building in 1939, where it still hangs today.
  • Post Office Bas Relief - Danville PA
    The cast aluminum bas relief sculpture, "Iron Pouring," was created by Jean de Marco with federal Treasury Department Section of Fine Arts funds. The work hangs in the lobby of the historic Danville, Pennsylvania post office.
  • Post Office bas relief - Decherd TN
    This mahogany relief, "News on the Job", on display at the Decherd Post Office was completed with New Deal funds in 1940.
  • Post Office Bas Relief - Electra TX
    This plaster relief entitled "Cattle, Oil, Wheat" by Allie Tennant was completed with Treasury Section of Fine Arts funds in 1940.
  • Post Office Bas Relief - Elkin NC
    "Early Days at Elkin" Medium: terra cotta
  • Post Office Bas Relief - Everett PA
    The historic Everett post office houses an example of New Deal artwork: a pleaster bas relief sponsored by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts entitled "Signing of the Constitution." The work was created by Hazel Clere.
  • Post Office Bas Relief - Forest City NC
    This bas relief entitled "Rural Delivery" was created by Duane Champlain with Section of Fine Arts funds in 1939. It was moved to its current location from the old post office in 1978.
  • Post Office Bas Relief - Fredonia KS
    The Fredonia post office houses an example of New Deal artwork: "Delivery of Mail to the Farm," a group of glazed terra-cotta reliefs created by Lenore Thomas.
  • Post Office Bas Relief - Hamburg PA
    A carved-wood bas relief sculpture, titled "Home," is housed in the lobby of the historic Hamburg, Pennsylvania post office. Funded by the federal Treasury Department's Section of Fine Arts, the work was created Nathaniel Kaz and completed in 1941.
  • Post Office Bas Relief - Hereford TX
    "On the Range," a painted wood carving, was created in 1941 by Enid Bell for the then-new Hereford post office with funding from the Treasury Section of Fine Arts. In 1967, a contractor remodeling the post office took this piece home. The GSA tracked it down but kept it in storage for years. It was returned to Hereford in 1973, and "On the Range" is once again housed at the post office. It can be found in the inner, retail lobby.
  • Post Office Bas Relief - Hyannis MA
    The historic Hyannis post office houses an example of New Deal artwork: "Cape Cod Fishermen." This relief was created by Benjamin Hawkins. Commissioned by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts, the work was completed in 1939.
  • Post Office Bas Relief - Irwin PA
    Chaim Gross completed this carved wood bas relief, entitled "Puddlers," in 1942 with funds provided by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts. It was installed in the Irwin post office lobby. It was moved to the new post office in 1965. The bas relief was removed from its unsecured space in the post office lobby after it was professionally evaluated at over $250,000.
  • Post Office Bas Relief - Mahanoy City PA
    The plaster bas relief housed in the lobby of the Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania post office was created with Treasury Department Section of Fine Arts funds. The work was completed by Malvina Hoffman in 1939.
  • Post Office Bas Relief - Marion VA
    The plaster bas relief entitled "The Letter" was commissioned by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts. The work was created for the New Deal post office in Marion, Virginia, which is now privately owned. The relief has since been relocated to the current post office.
  • Post Office Bas Relief - Mason MI
    Marion Overby completed this terra cotta relief, entitled "Early Postman," in 1939 with funds provided by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts. It is viewable in the lobby of the historic Mason post office. "his relief was mounted above the postmaster’s office and featured an early postman dressed in buckskin and boots, negotiating his way through the wilds of Michigan to deliver his mail. Mason’s post office mural was designed by Marion Overby, one of only two women to receive New Deal post office commissions in the state of Michigan." (cranbrookkitchensink.wordpress.com)
  • Post Office Bas Relief - McDonald PA
    The bas relief "Agriculture and Industry," by August Jaegers, was commissioned by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts and installed in the historic McDonald, Pennsylvania post office in 1937.
  • Post Office Bas Relief - Mercersburg PA
    The plaster bas relief sculpture that hangs in the lobby of the Mercersburg, Pennsylvania post office is entitled "Good News." The work was created by Joseph Nicolosi and installed at the post office in 1938.
  • Post Office Bas Relief - Meyersdale PA
    The New Deal relief "Harvesters at Rest" was completed with federal Treasury Department funds in 1940. The work was installed in the historic Meyersdale post office and is still visible there today.
  • Post Office Bas Relief - Middleport OH
    The historic Middleport post office houses an example of New Deal artwork: "The Family," a 4' x 4' plaster relief by Clara Fasano. The work was commissioned by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts.
  • Post Office Bas Relief - Midland PA
    The historic post office in Midland, Pennsylvania houses an example of New Deal artwork: the wood relief "Steel Workers," by Humbert Albrizio, which was completed with Treasury Section of Fine Arts funds in 1940.
  • Post Office Bas Relief - Mifflinburg PA
    A striking four-panel set of painted plaster bas reliefs resides in the lobby of Mifflinburg, Pennsylvania's historic post office building. The reliefs, collectively titled "Pioneers of the Community," were funded by the federal Treasury Department's Section of Fine Arts. Marguerite Bennett Kassler completed the work in 1941.
  • Post Office Bas Relief - Morton IL
    The cast stone bas relief, "Spirit of Communication," was created for the former Morton, Illinois post office at the time of its completion. The work was completed in 1939 byCharles Umlauf. It was relocated, along with postal operations, to a new facility (the current Morton post office) in 1976.
  • Post Office Bas Relief - Northumberland PA
    The bas relief sculpture that hangs in the lobby of the Northumberland, Pennsylvania post office is entitled "Dr. Joseph Priestley." Carved from red mahogany, the work was created by Dina Melicov and installed at the post office in 1942.
  • Post Office Bas Relief - Norway ME
    The historic Norway, Maine post office houses a New Deal wooden relief: "Jacob Howe, First Post Rider," completed in 1942 by Margaret Vincent. The work was commissioned by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts.
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