"Women's Contribution to American Progress"
This fresco “Women’s Contribution to American Progress” by Edward Millman was painted with WPA Federal Art Project funds. It depicts Lucy Flower, Grace Abbott, Frances Perkins, Jane Addams, Susan B. Anthony, Harriet Tubman, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Clara Barton. There are also allegorical scenes of “Women Sewing” and “Women’s Fight for Peace.” The mural was painted over in 1941. It was restored between 1995 and 1998.
Originally posted in the New Deal Art Registry
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