"Early Ravenna" by Clarence Carter
The historic post office in Ravenna, Ohio houses one of many examples of New Deal artwork commissioned for northeastern Ohio post offices. The mural “Early Ravenna,” by Clarence Carter, was commissioned by the federal Treasury Section of Fine Arts. It was completed in 1936.
http://www.wpamurals.com/ohio.htm Sharon E. Dean and Karal Ann Marling, Covering History: Revisiting Federal Art in Cleveland, 1933-43. The Cleveland Public Library and the Cleveland Artists Foundation, 2006. (Quote: pp. 24-25).
Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on August 23, 2016.
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