Juliette May Fraser mural
According to the book Hawai’i Chronicles II: Contemporary Island History from the Pages of Honolulu Magazine, Juliette May Fraser “was one of four Island artists commissioned to work on WPA art projects for public places. It was during this time that she created a roomful of murals of Hawaiian legends for the Hawaii State Library downtown…When the meager federal funds for the project ran out after three months, she continued to work on the murals for another three months to complete them, working without compensation and even paying for her materials out of her own pocket.”
The murals are still on display in the Edna Allyn Room.
Bob Dye, ed., Hawai'i Chronicles II: Contemporary Island History from the Pages of Honolulu Magazine, University of Hawaii Press, December 1997, p. 100.
Project originally submitted by Brent McKee on August 24, 2016.
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