- Long Beach, CA
- Site Type:
- Murals, Art Works
- New Deal Agencies:
- WPA Arts Project (WPAAP), Arts Programs
- Arthur Ames, Dorr Bothwell, Elizabeth Mills, Jean Goodwin, Mary Stanfield, Serena Swanson
- Quality of Information:
- Site Survival:
This massive 5 x 132 foot oil on canvas mural—titled “History of Aviation”—is located in the library at Lindbergh STEAM Academy in Long Beach, CA. Jean Goodwin Ames and Arthur Ames designed the mural under the auspices of the Work Projects Administration Art Project (WPAAP); Serena Swanson, Dorr Bothwell, Elizabeth Mills, and Mary Stanfield painted it. It was completed in 1940.
David Haldane, Gallery Rediscovers Heritage of Depression-Era Artworks, Los Angeles Times, December 1, 1991.
Robin J. Dunitz, Street Gallery: Guide to 1000 Los Angeles Murals (RJD Enterprises, 1998), p. 253.
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