Fort Washakie Dining Room Murals (destroyed) – Fort Washakie WY

Description

“Wyoming schools also benefited from the WPA Federal Art Project [WPA/FAP], which was responsible for a number of murals painted inside the buildings. Although the list of school murals is incomplete, it includes … seven panels for the Fort Washakie dining room by Willie Spoonhunter.”

“The … Fort Washakie murals are believed to have been destroyed.”

Source notes

"Places of Learning: Historical Context of Schools in Wyoming," prepared for the Wyoming State Historic Preservation Office Planning and Historic Context Development Program, Wyoming State Parks & Cultural Resources.
http://wyoshpo.state.wy.us/pdf/WyomingSchoolsContext.pdf (pg. 122 and notes)

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on June 9, 2017.

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Location Info


Fort Washakie, WY

Location notes: General location marker

Coordinates: 43.006, -108.882

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