Post Office Mural – Linden TX

Description

The historic post office in Linden, Texas houses an example of New Deal artwork: a Section of Fine Arts-commissioned mural, titled “Cotton Pickers,” completed in 1939.

Source notes

http://www.lindentexas.org/tourism/?id=47;c=11

Originally posted in the New Deal Art Registry: http://www.newdealartregistry.org/
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Location Info

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200 E. Rush Street
Linden, TX 75563

Location notes: lobby

Coordinates: 33.0108726, -94.3645485

One comment on “Post Office Mural – Linden TX

  1. Arnautoff titled the work “The Last Crop,” perhaps reflecting the local decline of sharecropping and the cotton industry; however, the Section renamed the work “Cotton Pickers” for reasons unknown. Based upon recent scholarship, the artwork’s original title, “The Last Crop”, was restored in September 2005.

    This is text taken from a brochure posted in the Linden Post Office. I posted a partial picture of the brochure

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