Post Office Mural – Fairfield IL

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Description

Artist William Schwartz painted this mural titled “Old Settlers” for the Fairfield post office in 1936, under the auspices of the Treasury Section of Fine Arts.

Source notes

Personal visit on 5/24/2014 by David, Post Office Fans
Illinois New Deal Post Office List (www.postofficefans.com)
Democratic Vistas: Post Offices and Public Art in the New Deal: [Hardcover]  Marlene Park, Gerald E. Markowitz
A Guide to Depression Era Art in Illinois Post Offices: [Pamphlet] Mary Emma Thompson, PH. D.
Let’s Look for Mail Delivery in Illinois Post Offices: [Soft Cover] Mary Emma Thompson, PH. D.

Project originally submitted by Post Office Fans on March 21, 2016.

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Location Info


220 E. Delaware St.
Fairfield, IL 62837

Coordinates: 38.3787663, -88.3586368

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