Post Office Mural – Purcell OK

Description

This dramatic New Deal mural was painted by Fred Conway in 1940. It was one of the winners of the Treasury Section’s 48-State Competition Post Office Murals.

Interestingly, this mural was initially slated to go into the Jackson, MO PO, but the Jackson townspeople wanted a more modern representation for their PO and this was then sent to Purcell.  The artist Fred Conway is from St. Louis.

Source notes

"The New Deal: A 75th Anniversary Celebration." Kathryn Flynn with Richard Polese.

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Location Info


228 West Main St.
Purcell, OK 73080

Location notes:

Coordinates: 35.012241, -97.361677

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