Post Office Mural – Paw Paw MI

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Description

The historic Paw Paw post office houses an example of New Deal artwork: a 1940 Section of Fine Arts tempera mural by Carlos Lopez entitled “Bounty.”

Source notes

Personal visit on 7/11/2012, and 11/09/2013 by David, Post Office Fans

Democratic Vistas: Post Offices and Public Art in the New Deal [Hardcover, by Marlene Park, Gerald E. Markowitz

http://www.wpamurals.com/michigan.htm

Project originally submitted by David W. Gates Jr. on December 17, 2013.

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Location Info


125 N Kalamazoo St
Paw Paw, MI 49079

Coordinates: 42.218604, -85.890824

One comment on “Post Office Mural – Paw Paw MI

  1. randy schallau

    Just moved to Paw Paw and went to the P.O. and saw the mural. Asked the postal clerk
    if it was an original or a repop. She didn’t have a clue. Supposedly the courthouse across
    the street has a mural too. I will take a look and get a photo if it looks original.

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